David McCandless: The beauty of data visualization

This is a great video that highlights the importance of not only data collection, but data visualization and data context as well. Too often, the context within which data is found is missed and incorrect or invalid assumptions are made. This shows clearly how this can happen and how important it is to carefully consider the data points being used in analysis.

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