It's an unfair assessment. Yet in education, the peculiar word remains characterized. Is it pronounced "day-ta or dah-ta"?
Insights, stories, and interconnections are the rewards of data visualization. Ugly dashboards and wicked filters have done little to win over educators.
For those of us who have been patient, waiting for the day to come, allow me to introduce Data USA. Created in part by the MIT Media Lab. Data USA is the largest public data set, providing wisdom and knowledge to those who visit.
Profiles, Stories, and Maps make things easy on the eyes. Want to know a statistical break down of the labor force in Jacksonville, Fl? Type Jacksonville and behold.