The Process

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✚ Visualization Tools and Resources, February 2021 Roundup

Every month I collect new visualization tools and learning resources to help you make better charts. Here's the good stuff for February 2021. Read More

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✚ Make Bad Charts – The Process 128

Everyone's a beginner at some point. Read More

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✚ More Colors vs. Fewer Colors – The Process 127

The two approaches answer two different questions. Read More

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✚ Problem, Then Solution – Visualization Process #126

Visualization rules and best practices are generalized solutions to generalized problems. Better visualization requires a more specific view. Read More

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✚ Uncertain Words and Uncertain Visualization, Better Together

People's interpretation of a chart can change if you use differents words to describe it, even if the data stays the same. Read More

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✚ Visualization Tools and Learning Resources – January 2021 Roundup

Here's the good stuff for January. Read More

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✚ Process 123 – Cleaning Up Graphs in Illustration Software

I make most of my static charts in R, but I always bring them into Illustrator for polish, layout, and readability. Here's my process. Read More

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✚ In the Details of the Data – Process 122

The best way to make charts more interesting is to provide lots of details, which requires more work on your end but pays off in the end result. Read More

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✚ Looking Forward – Process 121

I'm not one for new year's resolutions, but this year seems different and requires some goals. Read More

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✚ Visualization Tools and Resources Roundup – December 2020

Here's the good stuff for December in the last issue of the year. Read More

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