data visualization is a halfway house

(Image credit: A.Koblin for RadioHead) This is a phrase that has stuck with me since Tim O’Reilly uttered some form of it two years ago.  Tim was talking about online cartography, saying it’s not the maps that matter: it’s getting to our destination.  Maps are a half-step short of that goal.  And in a world of navigational algorithmsContinue reading “data visualization is a halfway house”