After Kennedy, you couldn't win an election without TV. After Obama, it was social media. But tomorrow's citizen gets their information from visualizations. In this panel, three acclaimed designers show how they apply visualization to big data, making complex, controversial topics easy to understand and explore.
by Jon Bruner
In a first, Forbes presented all federal campaign contributions by America’s wealthiest people in our September 2010 online edition of the Forbes 400. We combined human effort and homegrown database code to sort through 6 million political donations and find the 20,000 that came from America’s richest people.
1st–3rd February 2011