This year's winner of the World Data Visualization Prize interactive category is impressive, to say the least. Spend a couple of minutes clicking around to get the full extent of what's available.

So few datasets ever get this type of treatment. We're still at the very beginning of building useful interfaces for data—most of the time we're still just throwing together a dashboard full of line graphs. Building interfaces like this still just takes too much time and expertise. In the future this will be less true.


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