How the evolution of storytelling brought us to modern data visualization tools
From oral histories and printed books to pictures and movies, storytelling is a cornerstone of the human experience. But can stories be told with data too.
This paper explores the evolution of storytelling throughout human history, focusing on how modern data visualization tools can be used to tell especially powerful stories with numbers.
- The impact of stories on human cognition
- How data stories can be used to communicate with decision makers
- How data stories can impact change in the world