David McCandless: The beauty of data visualization

Making information easy to read, and pretty too

As the amount of data fueling the information age grows exponentially, we need new ways of making sense of all that information. Data visualisation is an art form for the twenty-first century; it takes all the results of all our science and politics and everything else, and it reorganises them visually so that relationships are clear and interpretations possible. So much more is possible than the pie charts and bar graphs of yesteryear.

David McCandless is a master of data visualisation. In this TED talk he shows us some of his work.

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Peter Brook at the Teatro Valle Occupato

A great British director in Rome


Peter Brook is one the great theatre directors of the twentieth century. His 1970 production of A Midsummer Night's Dream made theatre history.

On Friday April 12 at 8pm the Teatro Valle Occupato is screening 'The Tightrope', a documentary about Brook by his son, Simon Brook. The film will be followed by a public debate with Peter Brook.

You can book tickets by sending an email to peterbrook.tvo@gmail.com

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