How do we consume data? In this Ted Talk, technologist JP Rangaswami muses on our relationship to information, and offers a surprising and sharp insight: we treat it like food.
via Gillian Neer:
Humans have an incredible capacity for intuitive learning, calculation and reaction – especially when faced with visual or physical stimuli. To this end, we see a boom in data-visualization innovations geared towards providing low-on-time executives with the information that they need quickly, concisely, and platforms that are easy to communicate and digest.