Doug Bowman Leaves Google

“Yes, it’s true that a team at Google couldn’t decide between two blues, so they’re testing 41 shades between each blue to see which one performs better. I had a recent debate over whether a border should be 3, 4 or 5 pixels wide, and was asked to prove my case. I can’t operate in an environment like that. I’ve grown tired of debating such minuscule design decisions. There are more exciting design problems in this world to tackle.” Read More

Infovis is everywhere!

It seems like every day I’m coming across more and more infovis-related stuff on the Internet. Here’s a small sampling (!) of just the past two days: