Gregor Aisch

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Interactive visualization is still alive

Phew. Close call. New York Times graphics editor Gregor Aisch noted during a talk that 85 percent of readers didn’t click on the buttons of a popular interactive. So Dominikus Baur pondered the usefulness of interaction. The answer was yes. It’s all about purpose. To clarify, Aisch recently came back to the 85 percent figure. Knowing that the majority of readers doesn’t click buttons does not mean you shouldn’t use...

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3-D chart for economy’s future

People like to poke fun at 3-D charts, mostly because they don't work or a third dimension just isn't needed. However, this chart by Gregor Aisch and Amanda Cox for the Upshot is a fine exception to the rule. It is a yield curve that shows "how much it costs the federal government to borrow money for a given amount of time" which tends to be a good indicator for...

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3-D chart for economy’s future

People like to poke fun at 3-D charts, mostly because they don't work or a third dimension just isn't needed. However, this chart by Gregor Aisch and Amanda Cox for the Upshot is a fine exception to the rule. It is a yield curve that shows "how much it costs the federal government to borrow money for a given amount of time" which tends to be a good indicator for...

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