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Data, Data Everywhere: A Special Report on Managing Information
The quantity of information in the world is soaring. Merely keeping up with, and storing new information is difficult enough. Analyzing it, to spot patterns and

informative speech  being more picturesque than informative; but whether it is more art or more information, it offers a new way to look at the world at a time when almost everything generates huge swathes of data that are hard to understand. If a picture is worth a thousand words, an infographic is worth an awful lot of data points. Visualisation is a relatively new discipline. The time series, the most common form of chart, did not start to appear in scientific writings until the late 18th century, notes Edward Tufte in

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