Range plots always have seemed a bit elitist to me. It’s one of those types of charts that people who want to show how skilled they are at visualization use.
I never thought I’d be so basic as to use Tableau Public, but it’s important to keep in mind the end goal of data visualization is insight, not technology or tools.
An explication of the interdisciplinary overlaps and differences between recent technology-driven social change movmements
Defending interactive visualization and data journalism against the cult of the static and the simplistic
Tufte’s illustration of what he famously dubbed ‘The Flatland’ –– the two-dimensional, static and shallow state of information graphics –– in his 1980 work Envisioning Information
When we talk about redundancy and inefficiency in municipal governments, we almost always come back to the complex topic of procurement. That’s why we need open standards for procurment policies more than ever.
Webinar-Data Viz 101 Transforming Raw Data Into Interactive Stories With Little To No Coding Knowledge
Just a quick note that I’ll be teaching a webinar sponsored by PBS MediaShift on data visualization basics at 1 p.m. today. Join in if you’re interested.
In the long-overdue 7 months since I last posted here, I’ve gone through one of the most difficult situations of my life – one which I’m not seeking your sympathy for, and also not embarrassed to admit the depression the loss brought on. I’ll leave all that stuff to Tumblr for you to read should you wish
This week, I put in my two weeks’ notice at Savannah’s Morning News Media and our parent company, Morris Publishing Group, to move back after the holiday to New York City to join an up-and-coming NYC-based startup. In my year-and-a-half at the helm of the SMN’s digital content and product development strategies, including launching dosavannah.com, I learned invaluable management skills, conflict resolution and the courage to push fearlessly for innovation, even when tradition and red...
This is the first of two tutorials on adding hover interactions to interactive maps using free, open-source tools. Today I wanted to break down the step-by-step process of how I created this interactive, chloropleth map of Georgia population change from 2010 to 2011. While today's tutorial doesn't cover how to add hover states or moving tooltips to your maps, such as those you see in this iteration of the same map made using CartoDB+Leaflet, I'll...