data visualization and interaction designer and developer. background in germanisms.
What we think about as static — visualizations or any other medium — does not, and even: cannot…
“The death of one man: that is a catastrophe. One hundred thousand deaths: that is a statistic!” — Kurt Tucholsky, Französischer Witz (1925)
(This is a write-up of the talk I gave at INCH Munich on March 11 )
(edit: Gregor released a new blog post, clarifying some of the aspects and made some great points on the benefits of interactivity)