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    DescriptionIn 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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    Title
    Knowledge Is Beautiful
    Subtitle
    Impossible Ideas, Invisible Patterns, Hidden Connections--Visualized
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David McCandless
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 191 mm
    Height: 248 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 295 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780062188229
    ISBN 10: 0062188224
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PAR
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.0
    Ingram Subject Code: RB
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: WDKX
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Merchandise Category: REF
    B&T General Subject: 680
    BIC subject category V2: JFCA, JFH
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    B&T Approval Code: A01980000
    Libri: ENGM3700
    BISAC V2.8: REF023000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14110
    BISAC V2.8: REF007000
    BIC subject category V2: ACXJ
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: ART023000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 031.022/2
    BISAC V2.8: REF000000
    LC classification: AG250 .M32 2014
    Thema V1.0: WDKX, GBC, AGA, JBCC1
    Illustrations note
    full-color throughout
    Publisher
    Harper Design
    Imprint name
    Harper Design
    Publication date
    14 October 2014
    Author Information
    David McCandless is a London-based award-winning writer, designer, and journalist. His work has appeared in more than thirty magazines and newspapers in the U.S. and the U.K., and all over the Web. He currently works as a creative consultant for Orange and the BBC, and writes about the Internet, underground culture, and "anything interesting¿ for Wired and The Guardian. He was a featured speaker at the 2010 TED conference.