In the past I was an active participant in several once vibrant internet forum communities but I am in agreement with the article that the age of internet forums has for the most part passed.
“In our world where information flows everywhere, even through the objects around us, [bureaucracy is] a liability.”
One of the topics that Seth Godin does a lot of talking about is “Failure” (one of my favorite topics too) and just how failure vitally fits into the business entrepreneurial process.
In terms of visualizing aiding in understanding data I have a couple of champions and heroes.
I first became fascinated with the idea thanks to The Work of Edward Tufte and Graphics Press and Tufte’s books Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative (1997), Envisioning Information (1990), and The Visual Display of Quantitative Information (2001).
And then there is David McCandless…
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