Data Visualisation Pioneers

There is quite a deep history of Visual SenseMaking and it seems a lot of the work in advancing and documenting data visualisation was done by engineers. Fine people engineers. This article gives an interesting review of some of the unsung pioneers of the discipline and small diversion about Isotypes. Continue reading “Data Visualisation Pioneers”

Really, REALLY Old Data Visualisations

I know it seems preposterous, but data visualistion predates the the computer. Its true! There were the pioneering people who used pen and paper and had enough free fingers to do the necessary calculations since they weren’t holding onto phones. No PowerBi or Tableau in sight. It was a better time. Things took longer but there was no Neflix, so people had more time to spare. Continue reading “Really, REALLY Old Data Visualisations”