from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Information which does not serve a purpose other than to hold the attention of its audience; information for information's sake.
I love this bit of presidential campaign infoporn from the Times, charting how often each candidate has mentioned each other candidate.
This model contributes to that discourse with a nice mix of modeling, GIS and infoporn.
Its creators were inspired by Wired magazine's "infoporn" section, which uncovered statistics otherwise buried in spreadsheets, and made them look interesting.
Frankly, I'd prefer less infoporn at DB, especially when it clearly misrepresents reality. jmho. hedgehog, Jan 22, 2009 3: 01PM
- I know not who they are but they collect infoporn like I collect bad habits.