This is why I don’t stress out about visual design – any more. Product design – yes, visual design – no. Too often I’ve seen visual design stall, distract, and diffuse product design questions.
Between a great write up on how to build your own mapping service and the St. Louis Fed releasing a free MS Excel Add-in for their 30,000 data sets I’m itching to hack around on some maps.
It took half my adult life to understand this phenomenon. Once I did, the world seemed both more approachable and hackable.
and another from Mark Cuban…