Knowledge Is Beautiful: Impossible Ideas, Invisible Patterns, Hidden Connections--Visualized

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Impossible ideas, invisible patterns, hidden connections—visualized

Deepen your understanding of the world with these mind-blowing infographics from the bestselling author of The Visual Miscellaneum

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Overview

Impossible ideas, invisible patterns, hidden connections—visualized

Deepen your understanding of the world with these mind-blowing infographics from the bestselling author of The Visual Miscellaneum

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Was information ever before this much fun? In recent incarnations, David McCandless' imaginative graphics make subjects like data breaches, climate, history, science, Twitter, politics, health supplements, and military spending infinitely interesting—and just plain fun. This new gathering by the author of the viral favorite Visual Miscellaneum is guaranteed to raise eyebrows and open minds. Editor's recommendation.

Wall Street Journal
“An inventive follow-up to 2009’s cult hit “Information Is Beautiful.”...Mr. McCandless has a gift for revealing hidden structures, patterns and connections, and “Knowledge is Beautiful” is thought-provoking as well as startlingly attractive.”
HYPERALLERGIC
“From the amount the potential tax revenue from legalizing drugs worldwide to disappearing seed varieties, data journalist David McCandless transforms abstract information into engaging visuals. His book Knowledge Is Beautiful...has his newest graphics for making sometimes imperceptible connections accessible.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062188229
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/21/2014
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 69,370
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

David McCandless is an award-winning writer and journalist. His work has appeared in over 30 magazines in the UK and the US and all over the web. He currently works as creative consultant for Orange and the BBC and writes about the Internet, underground culture and ‘anything interesting' for Wired and The Guardian.

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