Last month I did a short Q&A about FD and my workflow. I thought I'd elaborate on one of my answers. Read More
The youth turnout is something that politicians and pundits bring up constantly when talking about the current U.S. presidential primaries. So I decided to look for the data. I found some data at the United States Election Project, a site maintained by Dr. Michael McDonald. The key chart is this one: This is classic Excel. *** Here is a quick fix: The key to the fix is to recognize the...
The following CNBC chart (link) shows the trend of global car sales by region (or so we think). This type of chart is quite common in finance/business circles, and has the fingerprint of Excel. After examining it, I nominate it for the Hall of Shame. *** The chart has three major components vying for our attention: (1) the stacked columns, (2) the yellow line, and (3) the big red dashed...
This week I reminisce back to when I didn't know anything about visualization, and all I wanted to do was solve analysis problems. Also, some fun updates on the way, exclusively for members. Read More
Some people love the Tidyverse in R. Others are less fond of it. For me, the more tools the better. Read More
Every month I collect practical resources, new tools, code, and datasets. Here's the good stuff for March. Read More
Throughout the month I collect new tools for data and visualization and additional resources on designing data graphics. Here's the new stuff for February. Read More
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
I'm delivering a quick-fire Webinar this Wednesday on how to make impactful data graphics for communication and persuasion. Registration is free, at this link. *** In the meantime, I'm preparing a guest lecture for the Data Visualization class at Yeshiva University Sims School of Management. The goal of the lecture is to emphasize the importance of incorporating analytics into the data visualization process. Here is the lesson plan: Introduce the...