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David McCandless

Founder, Information is Beautiful

David McCandless is a London-based author, data-journalist and information designer, working across print, advertising, TV and web. His blog and best-selling books Information Is Beautiful (2009), Knowledge is Beautiful (2014) and Beautiful News (2021) are dedicated to visualising ideas, issues, knowledge and data - and to discovering novel patterns and stories in the seas of data swamping and surrounding us.

The interesting, unexpected and sometimes magical effects of visualising data'

In this age of “Big Data” and information overload, data visualization has incredible potential to help us quickly understand, navigate and find meaning in many situations.

David McCandless’ popular blog and best-selling book, Information is Beautiful, uses visualisation techniques to discover new patterns and fascinating stories in the seas of data surrounding - and often - swamping us.

In this hyper-visual presentation, David will give a data-driven tour of the universe, sharing his passion for this merging of design, information, numbers and story. 


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