The Process

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✚ Choosing Your Charts (The Process #44)

Assuming you have a dataset in hand, how do you decide what visualization method to use? Read More

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✚ Missing the Trees for the Forest (The Process #43)

Don't step so far away from the data that you miss the details that provide meaning to the overviews. Read More

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✚ Visualization Tools and Resources, May 2019 Roundup (The Process #42)

Every month I collect links to visualization tools and resources. Here's the good stuff for May 2019. Read More

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✚ Setting Visualization Expectations to Avoid Audience Confusion (The Process #41)

People misinterpret charts all of the time, because they go in with the wrong expectations before they even fully interpret what a chart is about. Read More

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✚ Making Comparisons Easier When Presenting Data (The Process #40)

Visualization is all about making comparisons. If you have nothing to compare to, then the chart fails. In this issue I describe some of the ways you can make your charts more comparable. Read More

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✚ Line Chart Baselines Do Not Have to Start at Zero (The Process #39)

There was renewed interest in — gasp — truncated axes this week, a never-ending debate about whether starting axes at non-zero is misleading. Read More

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✚ Axis Labels, Better Than Defaults (The Process #38)

In this guide, I look maybe a little too closely at how to adjust axis labels for more readable charts. Read More

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✚ Visualization Tools and Resources, April 2019 Roundup; Visualize This Reboot

Every month I collect the new tools, resources, and datasets. Here they are for April. Read More

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✚ DataCamp noindex (The Process #36)

The welcoming nature of the data community was one of the reasons I switched to Statistics. Let's keep it that way. Read More

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✚ Shifting to Responsive Charts, Tools for Mobile (The Process #35)

In this issue I go over my somewhat delayed shift towards making charts that work in different screen sizes and the tools that work for me. Read More

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