A new startup called Visual.ly is automating infographic creation for the mainstream population. Right now users can only sign up for early access in the future, but you can already create an infographic from your Twitter account.
To create your own infographic you simply fill out a form with your username. My infographic is below. It’s somewhat on target, but I think they could replace my obsession with shopping with an obsession with eCommerce and how it works. I also wonder how they measure enthusiasm. I’m a bit underwhelmed with the Twitter infographic but still believe Visual.ly could be a game changer for how the mainstream displays data.
For years, I’ve kept private lists of phenomenons that got me thinking and made an impact. I’ve noticed lately these scribbled thoughts are becoming part of private conversations I have online, and so I am starting an experiment. I’m going to start sharing these thoughts in my blog. The result