Link: Using colour well in data visualization

August 19, 2009

Why Should Engineers and Scientists Be Worried About Color? is about how straightforward use of colour in data visualizations can mislead you and hide information (and how to do better). Some of their examples are eye-opening and alarming.

(Via Hacker News.)

(Since I took up photography I've had a much increased interest in how we perceive things, including colour.)

Written on 19 August 2009.
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