Scott McCloud (smccloud) wrote,
Scott McCloud
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[cross-posted with my new blog until it's a little more bloggy and a little less lame]

Information Wants to be Loved

Two videos. My daughter Sky showed me this last week:



And Cat Garza showed us this on his blog last week:



They've both been around for a while (2006 & 2002), but if you've never seen either I strongly recommend both. [dates edited to match main page]

Funny thing is, I love the first one because it's all about pure information—spare, monochrome, one idea at a time—and I love the second one because it's just the opposite: a cascading waterfall of mostly useless infographics. Maybe it's just the sensation of being taught. Maybe it's just porn for info-geeks like me. Either way I can't take my eyes off them.
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