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The Problem with Data Visualization: Old Ships.

So-called modern data visualization software isn’t anything of the kind. They use outdated methods and are inadequate to the task of providing immediate, valuable insight into the new world of data.

Vannevar Bush
Vannevar Bush

He’s one of those people who seems to have faded, unjustly, into historical obscurity. But Vannevar Bush was perhaps one of the most important figures of the 20th century. He began the long collaboration between government, industry and academia that has led to some of the greatest inventions and breakthroughs of the modern age. Digital circuits and the atomic bomb are just two results from his work.

In 1945, he published an article in The Atlantic Monthly called “As We May Think.” Some say it was this article that inspired a young Ted Nelson (or Doug Engelbart, depending on who you read) with the idea for the hyperlink, an innovation that irrevocably changed the world.Read more

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VisualCue 2.2

This past weekend, we updated our platform to VisualCue 2.2

In addition to the normal housecleaning activities (fixing the bugs and making general performance upgrades) the latest and greatest version comes with plenty of user-requested upgrades and features. Here’s the rundown.

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