The Process

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✚ Use Established Chart Types, Because They’re More Straightforward (The Process 097)

Unique charts and visual encodings are worth exploring, but what about traditional charts? Also, a members' preview of a new chart catalogue. Read More

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✚ Try New Visual Encodings, Because Something Might Work (The Process 096)

Hi, Nathan here. This is The Process, the weekly newsletter for FlowingData members… Read More

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✚ Visualization Tools, Datasets, and Resources – June 2020 Roundup

Here's the good stuff for June. Read More

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✚ Old Charts and New Ideas (The Process 094)

If you're looking for visual inspiration, one or two centuries back is a good place to start. Read More

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✚ Adjust Your Baseline Accordingly (The Process 093)

The right baseline provides a way to compare everything else in a useful way. The wrong baseline makes the rest of the data useless. Read More

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✚ Seeing the Dust (The Process 092)

Keep your eyes open. Read More

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✚ Visualization Tools and Resources – May 2020 Roundup

Every month I collect useful visualization tools and resources to make better charts. Here's the good stuff for May. Read More

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✚ Improving the Georgia Cases Chart (The Process 090)

The Georgia Department of Public Health published a questionable chart showing confirmed Covid-19 cases over time. Intentionally misleading or poorly made chart? Read More

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Coronavirus Visual Rundown, Part II (The Process 089)

Hi, Nathan here. This is The Process, the weekly newsletter for FlowingData members where I look at charts closer. This issue is public, but if you’d like to support FlowingData, becoming a member is the best way to do it. Membership keeps the blog running as a free resource for everyone and gets you bonus access to tutorials, courses, and more. A new tutorial on animated charts went up yesterday....

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✚ Tornado Lines – Useful or Not? (The Process 088)

It looks like a tornado. It's messy. It's circular. It almost looks intentionally confusing. But how bad is it really? Read More

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