Data Visualization: Designing Understandable Data for All
FluxFun has the first part of a 2-part writeup on data visualization of court data. I know, not the most exciting stuff, but an area with tons of data (Judges, lawyers, outcomes, etc) all in public form, but with no good way to trudge through it all.
As the cliché goes, data is king, but information is power. In a democracy, transparency is a requirement to good governance. Transparency is measured against the amount of useful, relevant, and timely information provided to the people. I believe that through Larc’s taxonomies and other derivative information provided by data visualization makes as better as a nation, and as a people.