What interactives can do (that articles can’t)

Elliot Bentley
Jun 3, 2018 · 9 min read

Explore huge datasets

Guide a reader through complex charts

Incorporate live data

Place the reader within the data

Create original datasets

Infinite canvas

Art-directed longform stories

Challenge the reader with a simple game

Or provoke thought with a serious game

Perform live experiments

Immerse with 3D, VR and AR

Use sound to stimulate an additional sense

Let your imagination run wild


Elliot Bentley

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Interactive graphics for @WSJ & still working on @oTranscribe occasionally.

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