Lecture Pod 1

 

Data is the values of qualitative or quantitative variables which belong to a specific set of items, when applied with visual components data can be interpreted and given meaning. Data visualization demands designers to engage with aesthetics and form in order to create data with a meaning. Data visualization is one of the key foundations and a modern equivalent of visual communication

The main point of the lecture pod would be the key difference between data visualization and information visualization. The key difference between the two is that;

 Not all information visualizations are based on data, but all data visualizations are information visualizations. (Sarah Waterson, 2016)

Image: https://static01.nyt.com/images/2013/06/20/technology/20DATA_SPAN/20DATA_SPAN-tmagArticle.jpg  (accessed 25/07/16)

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