The Process

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✚ Less Time With Methods, More Time With Questions and Context (The Process #61)

Hi, Data represents the real world, and visualization represents data. But sometimes data… Read More

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✚ How Intentions Changed How People Read the Same Map (The Process #60)

Visualization has a way of making things feel more concrete and definite. So how is it that interpretation gets so fuzzy? Read More

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✚ Visualization for Analysis vs. Visualization for an Audience (The Process #59)

The visualizations are used and read differently, which requires that you approach their design differently. Read More

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✚ Visualization Tools and Resources, September 2019 Roundup (The Process #58)

Every month I collect the latest visualization tools and resources on how to make the most of your data. Here's the good stuff for September. Read More

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✚ Reddit Follow-up; Chart Like Nobody’s Looking (The Process #57)

Consider your audience. Yes. But at some point in the visualization creation process, you have to disregard all of the feature requests and design suggestions. Read More

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✚ That Time My Chart Was on the Reddit Front Page and Everyone Hated It (The Process #56)

Something I made was on the front page of Reddit. Cool. The problem: thousands of people downvoted it. Here's what I learned. Read More

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✚ Straying from the Blue-Pink Color Scheme to Represent Gender in Visualization (The Process #55)

The blue and pink color scheme for boys and girls, respectively, used to be the norm. Now, not so much. Read More

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✚ Visualization Tools and Resources, August 2019 Roundup (The Process #54)

Every month I collect visualization tools and resources that you can use for or improve your work. Here's the good stuff for August 2019. Read More

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✚ Chart Different, Then Adjust (The Process #53)

Practicality will make its self known whether you want to or not. So, try different visual forms and take it from there. Read More

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✚ Annotate Charts to Help Your Data Speak, Because the Data Has No Idea What It Is Doing (The Process #52)

This week, we talk annotation and how it can make your charts more readable and easier to understand. Read More

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