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Thanks for that James - (on a slightly unrelated n...

2011-08-02T05:14:12.056-07:00

Thanks for that James - (on a slightly unrelated note) I have similar feelings about colour-coding schemas and iconography on websites/in publications/on maps ... it takes a master craftsperson to implement either of those in a way that means anything at all to the average user. Mostly it ends up being overlooked by the user or confusing them.



I'd just like to point out that people should ...

2011-07-28T08:05:24.129-07:00

I'd just like to point out that people should avoid using piecharts if at all possible. They are not as intuitive as people think because humans have difficulty comparing angles. Don't just take my word for it plenty of reasons on the web

http://www.stevefenton.co.uk/Content/Pie-Charts-Are-Bad/

http://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/2009/08/how-pie-charts-fail.html