The quantity of information in the world is soaring. Merely keeping up with, and storing new information is difficult enough. Analyzing it, to spot patterns and extract useful information, is harder still. Even so, this data deluge has great potential for good—as long as consumers, companies, and governments make the right choices about when to restrict the flow of data, and when to encourage it. Find out more.
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when almost everything generates huge swathes of data that are hard to understand. If a picture is worth a thousand words, an infographic is worth an awful lot of data points. Visualisation is a relatively new discipline. The time series, the most common form of chart, did not start to appear in scientific writings until the late 18th century, notes Edward Tufte in his classic The Visual Display of Quantitative Information , the bible of the business. Today''s infographics experts are pioneering a new