Garrick Schmitt, in this week's AdAge, has an interesting article on Data Visualization and the great new resources that are appearing.
Today's consumer seems to have an insatiable appetite for information, but until recently making sense of all of that raw data was too daunting for most. Enter the new "visual scientists" who are turning bits and bytes of data — once purely the domain of mathematicians and coders — into stories for our digital age.
I think that the New York Times Visualization Lab is particularly worth exploring.
The whole article is available at http://adage.com/digitalnext/article?article_id=135313