The Best American Infographics 2014 by Nate SilverThe Best American Infographics 2014 by Nate Silver

The Best American Infographics 2014

byNate SilverIntroduction byNate SilverEditorGareth Cook

Paperback | October 14, 2014

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The rise of infographics&nbspacross virtually all print and electronic media reveals patterns in our lives and worlds in fresh and surprising ways. As we find ourselves in the era of big data, where information moves faster than ever, infographics provide us with quick,&nbspoften influential&nbspbursts of art and knowledge - to digest,&nbsptweet,&nbspshare,&nbspgo viral. Best American Infographics 2014 &nbspcaptures the finest examples, from the past year,&nbspof this mesmerizing new way of seeing and understanding&nbspour world. Guest introducer Nate Silver brings his unparalleled expertise and lively analysis to this visually compelling new volume.
NATE SILVER, introducer, is the best-selling author of The Signal and the Noise, a statistician, and the founder of ESPN's fivethirtyeight.com. GARETH COOK, series editor, is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, regular contributor to NewYorker.com , and the editor of Mind Matters, Scientific American 's neuroscie...
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Title:The Best American Infographics 2014Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 11.5 × 8.75 × 0.46 inPublished:October 14, 2014Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0547974515

ISBN - 13:9780547974514

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Not only is it a thing of beauty, it's also a good read, with thoughtful explanations of each winning graphic."- Nature "You'll come away with more than your share of? mind-bending moments - and a wide ranging view of what infographics can do."- H arvard Business Review "Represents the full spectrum of the genre - from authoritative to playful."- Scientific American "A stunning collection. . . . I learned something new from each entry." -Kelly Krause , Nature "Infographics have this wonderful ability to inspire people to act and get involved."-Karl De Torres "Information, in its raw form, can overwhelm us. Finding the visual form of data can simplify this deluge into pearls of understand."-Kim Rees"