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Infographic: Color Theory

Readers: Each week, I receive one or two data visualization examples from you folks out in the trenches. Bethany Emerson, Outreach Specialist at Ghergich & Co., sent me an interesting infographic on color theory they helped develop for Quill.com.  Bethany states: We teamed up with Quill to create an infographic on color theory. We cover…

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DataViz as Map: How Per-Pupil Spending Compares Across U.S. School Districts

Source: Katie Park, Alyson Hurt, Tyler Fisher and Lisa Charlotte Rost/NPR, Map: How Per-Pupil Spending Compares Across U.S. School Districts, Education Week, April 18, 2016, http://www.edweek.org/ew/section/multimedia/map-how-per-pupil-spending-compares-across-us.html?override=web. An Education Week Research Center analysis of federal data shows spending levels per student in most U.S. school districts for fiscal year 2013. The school finance analysis comes from…

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Infographic: Batmobile (Mondo)

Readers: This past June, Mondo, purveyor of all kinds of pop culture goodness, help an exhibition called “Info-Rama” at its gallery space in Austin, TX. The show featured playfully creative infographics by artists Tom Whalen, Kevin Tong and Matt Taylor that “seek to illustrate and illuminate classics like ‘Back to the Future,’ ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja…

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