Far too often, we seem overly worried that our audience will not find our data interesting and entertaining. So what do we do? We dress up the data with a plethora of appealing and salient visual effects. Effects that, sadly, end up distorting and blurring the very essense of the message we were trying to communicate in the first place.
Taking an interest in data visualization, I took this snapshot of a table shown on a television channel that covered the
Tour de France event.