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Social Data Visualization with HTML5 and JavaScript by Simon Timms

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Chapter 1. Visualizing Data

A scant few years ago this book would not have been possible. The rapid expansion in social media, data processing, and web technologies has enabled a fusion of divergent fields. From this fusion we can create fascinating displays of data about exotic topics. The beauty that is inherited in data can be exposed in a fashion that is accessible to the masses. Visualizations such as the following word map (http://gigaom.com/2013/07/19/the-week-in-big-data-on-twitter-visualized/), can unlock hidden information while delighting users with an extraordinary experience:

Visualizing Data

The size of words in this visualization gives a hint as to ...

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