More and more companies, governmental institutions and researchers
employ data-centric methods to derive insights from data. Visualizing
complex patterns in a simplistic yet intuitively comprehensible way is more
important than ever.
81 years of budget data and various categories in three diagrams – the
United States Fiscal Chart from the 1870 US census atlas is a real
blockbuster in the history of data visualisation. The atlas as a whole is
full of interesting graphics and has a widespread reputation as an early
gem of data visualisation.