Knowledge Is Beautiful: Impossible Ideas, Invisible Patterns, Hidden Connections--Visualized

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In this sequel to the bestselling book The Visual Miscellaneum, author David McCandless uses stunning and unique visuals to reveal unexpected insights into how the world really works.

Every day, every hour, every minute we are bombarded with information, from television, from newspapers, from the Internet, we’re steeped in it. We need a way to relate to it. Enter David McCandless and his stunning infographics, simple, elegant ways to interact with information too complex or abstract to grasp any way but visually. McCandless creates visually stunning displays that blend the facts with their connections, contexts, and relationships, making information meaningful, entertaining, and beautiful. And his genius is as much in finding fresh ways to provocatively combine datasets as it is in finding new ways to show the results.

Knowledge is Beautiful is a fascinating spin through the world of visualized data, all of it bearing the hallmark of David McCandless’s boundary-breaking, signature style. The captivating follow-up to the bestseller The Visual Miscellaneum, Knowledge is Beautiful offers a deeper, more ranging look at the world and its history, with more connectivity between the pages, a greater exploration of causes and consequences, and a more inclusive global outlook. With a portion of its content crowd-sourced from McCandless’s international following, Knowledge is Beautiful achieves a revolutionary and democratic look at the key issues from questions on history and politics, the facts of science, streams of literature, and much more.

This is a project that will truly push the boundaries of books everywhere, providing insights into our world in a way never seen before.

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This is about much more than just information...This a fascinating and thoroughly modern glimpse of world knowledge, designed in David McCandless's inspirational and boundary-pushing signature visual style. Knowledge is Beautiful is the incredible, captivating follow-up to the bestseller Information is Beautiful. Knowledge is Beautiful will offer a deeper, more ranging look at the world and its history, and David McCandless will work with his army of followers to achieve an entirely democratic, global look at key issues bedded into the foundations of world knowledge - from questions and facts on history and politics to science, literature and much much more. He will design the findings in his characteristically fantastic, and surprising, visual style. Featuring input and contributions from a range of online collaborators, this project which will push the boundaries of books and provide knowledge about our world in a way you've never seen before...

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Impossible ideas, invisible patterns, hidden connections—visualized

Deepen your understanding of the world with these mind-blowing infographics from the bestselling author of The Visual Miscellaneum

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