The Process

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✚ Visualization Critique: Giving, Interpreting, and Rejecting

Figure out the useful bits and get rid of everything else. Read More

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✚ Stolen Charts, Reusing Visualization Methods, and the Difference

In visualization, there are tools, templates, and defaults, which are meant to be copied and reused. Then there are data graphics that are designed with a specific purpose and dataset, which are something more than a certain chart type. Read More

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✚ Visualization Tools, Datasets, and Resources – January 2019 Roundup

Throughout the month I collect new tools for data and visualization and additional resources on designing data graphics. Here's the new stuff for January. Read More

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✚ Find Data to Drive Your Visualization

Unfortunately, you can't just conjure data out of thin air. Well, I guess you can, but it'd probably be sort of unreliable. Kind of. Maybe. So where do you find data? Here's where I'm at in 2019. Read More

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✚ Datawrapper Review: A Focused Charting Tool That Requires No Code

Datawrapper is an online tool that helps you make nice-looking charts for the web. No code is required. Instead, a focused interface lets you load data, pick your chart type, refine, and publish. Read More

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✚ Repetitions, Data Analysis as Brainstorm

Compelling visualization don't just conjure itself out of nowhere. The ideas come from somewhere, and oftentimes they build off previous ones. Read More

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✚ Avoiding D3, Using D3, and Why I Use D3

D3.js can be used for a lot of things, and for some people it's too much to deal with. Read More

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✚ Tufte Tweet Follow-up; Visualization Tools and Resources Roundup for December 2018

Edward Tufte criticized R for not being able to do some things typographically. It came in a tweet and was likely misunderstood. I got a clarification from the man himself. Read More

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✚ Visualization the Medium, the Amorphous Blobby

A couple of famous directors were defending animated films as a medium rather than a genre of film meant for kids. I got to thinking about the parallels to visualization. Read More

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✚ Data Tools and Resources Roundup, November 2018

Throughout the month I collect new tools for data and visualization and additional resources on designing data graphics. Here's the new stuff for November. Read More

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