The Best American Infographics
ISBN: 0544556380
EAN13: 9780544556386
Language: English
Pages: 176
Edition: 2016
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 11.00" L x 9.00" W
Weight: 2.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
When it comes to infographics...the best work in this field grabs those eyes, keeps them glued, and the grip is sensual--and often immediate. A good graphic says 'See what I see ' and either you do or you don't. The best ones...pull you right in, and won't let you go. --From the introduction by Robert Krulwich The year's most awesome (RedOrbit) infographics reveal aspects of our world in often startling ways--from a haunting graphic mapping the journey of 15,790 slave ships over 315 years, to a yearlong data drawing project on postcards that records and cements a trans-Atlantic friendship. The Best American Infographics 2016 covers the realms of social issues, health, sports, arts and culture, and politics--including crisp visual data on the likely Democratic/Republican leanings of an array of professions (proving that your urologist is far more likely to be a Republican than your pediatrician). Here once again are the most innovative print and electronic infographics--the full spectrum of the genre--from authoritative to playful ( Scientific American ). ROBERT KRULWICH is the cohost of Radiolab and a science correspondent for NPR. He writes, draws, and cartoons at Curiously Krulwich, where he synthesizes scientific concepts into colorful, one-of-a-kind blog posts. He has won several Emmy awards for his work on television, and has been called the most inventive network reporter in television by TV Guide.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover When it comes to infographics the best work in this field grabs those eyes, keeps them glued, and the grip is sensual and often immediate. A good graphic says See what I see! and either you do or you don t. The best ones pull you right in, and won t let you go. From the introduction by Robert Krulwich Catapult[s] readers into a world of data designed to enthrall. Scientific American 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. Harvard Business Review
From the front Cover Introduced by Robert Krulwich of Radiolab fame, the year s most awesome (RedOrbit) infographics reveal aspects of our world in often startling ways from a haunting graphic mapping the journey of 15,790 slave ships over 315 years, to a yearlong series of postcards that records and cements a trans-Atlantic friendship. The Best American Infographics 2016 covers the realms of social issues, health, sports, arts and culture, and politics including crisp visual data on the likely Democratic/Republican leanings ofan array of professions (proving that your urologist is far more likely to be a Republican than your pediatrician). Here once again are the most innovative print and electronic infographics the full spectrum of the genre from authoritative to playful ( Scientific American ).