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With contributions from more than two dozen experts, this book demonstrates why visualizations are beautiful not only for their aesthetic design, but also for elegant layers of detail that efficiently generate insight and new understanding. Think of the familiar map of the New York City subway system, or a diagram of the human brain. These older examples have been surpassed artists, designers, commentators, scientists, analysts, statisticians, and others who show how visualizations using today's digital capabilities can help us make sense of the world.

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"This book changed the way I think" - by Tam on 11-NOV-2010
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This is one of the only books that explains how to think like a designer. It is a must if you want to break away from doing what everyone is doing and find the best ways to create beautiful informative work in art, design, and any field where you are trying to create beautiful, innovative, informative work. You'll never feel like you don't know where to start again. Love it.
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"Not quiet worth buying" - by Anonymous on 28-AUG-2010
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Only one or two of the 15+ chapters were interesting.

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