Infographics: am I wrong to think the DIY jobs suck?


Does this really tell you how to use the flip camera more clearly and quickly than some simple written instructions with far fewer illustrations?

When infographics were first introduced they were heralded as the next best thing since sliced spam. I didn’t warm to them and still haven’t. Am I being weird? Does anyone else agree?

Here’s Wikipedia’s take:

Information graphics or infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge intended to present complex information quickly and clearly. They can improve cognition by utilizing graphics to enhance the human visual system’s ability to see patterns and trends. The process of creating infographics can be referred to as data visualization, information design, or information architecture. [Read more…]