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Why on earth should we care about data visualization?

Why should we care indeed. Rows and columns of numbers have done just fine for humanity’s data visualization needs for hundreds of years, why change now?

Simple. Because rows and columns (or pie charts and bar graphs for that matter) are not easily consumed or comprehended. That’s because there’s an added layer of abstraction in those methods. The real data is being generated and then it’s being translated into this foreign language that bears no resemblance to the real thing and only a handful of analysts are qualified to interpret and get any sort of meaningful insight from.

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Our Top 5 Visualizations for Cuesday

At VisualCue, we love data visualization; it’s our entire world. We live, breath, eat, sleep, and occasionally dream about it.

As such, it’s not uncommon for The VisualCrew (that’s what we call ourselves, t-shirts and hats are in the offing) to pass around our favorite visualizations we’ve stumbled across.

We figured it would be a shame to let all of this amazing work go unnoticed so we decided to share the top 5 visualizations that have intrigued and inspired us with you!

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