Vision Blog

7 months ago

Viz as a Query Language

Bad programmers ignore details. Bad designers get lost in details (Nate Kirby)

I believe the modern “big data” world is moving in the direction of faster and more visual interaction with data. A good chart tool must be designed for more than just visualization – it should be designed for communicating information.

But how do we achieve this?


1 year ago

Napoleon’s Russian campaign via Taucharts

Minard’s “Figurative map of the successive losses of men in the French army during the Russian campaign, 1812-1813″ is one of the most famous statistical graphics in the world.

“The numbers of men present are represented by the widths of the colored zones in a rate of one millimeter for ten thousand men; these are also written beside the zones. Red designates men moving into Russia, black those on retreat. “


2 years ago

TauCharts. Data focused javascript charting library.

Information visualization is the study of (interactive) visual representations of abstract data to reinforce human cognition (Wikipedia)

There are lot of javascript charting libraries already, so you can ask, why do I need one more? Well, in this post we will try to answer this question.