We live in the age of data. The information collected by the world’s databases grows by an astounding 40% annually. How we collect, harness, and use this content shapes our lives — our work, our relationships, everything.
One way to make the fire hose of information more understandable is to use visual representations, which is why infographics have taken the Internet by storm over the past few years. I’ve posted quite a few of them in my blog because, if done well, infographics illustrate data in a way that makes it clear and actionable.