Ben Fry using the “tropiest of design tropes”, describes his goals for visualization.…
Visualization as template-filling content is lazy visualization that no one draws benefit from. Give people a reason to care.
The New York Times published an election map. A lot of people did not like the map, arguing that it was an inaccurate representation. Those who did like the map argued that one must consider intent before throwing a map to the flames.
What happens when intended use and actual use do not match up?