Readers: Recently I participated in the MOOC, Data Exploration and Storytelling: Finding Stories in Data with Exploratory Analysis and Visualization which was taught by Alberto Cairo and Heather Krause. This course was a MOOC-style course from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at The University of Texas – Austin. I have previously attend two […]

Readers: The other day on Twitter, Albert Cairo tweeted about a great visual map he found in a 1938 issue of Fortune Magazine at Steve Heller’s Moving Sale on Saturday, June 28th, 2014 in New York City. Steve Heller Steven Heller wears many hats (in addition to the New York Yankees): For 33 years he […]

Readers: The other day on Twitter, Albert Cairo tweeted about a great visual map he found in a 1938 issue of Fortune Magazine at Steve Heller’s Moving Sale on Saturday, June 28th, 2014 in New York City. Steve Heller Steven Heller wears many hats (in addition to the New York Yankees): For 33 years he […]

Data, Patternicity, and Biases Last Wednesday, Alberto Cairo gave a keynote presentation at the Tapestry conference. The day after (Thursday), he spoke at the Investigative Reporters and Editors meeting (CAR2014.) In both talks Alberto discussed some topics that are concerning him. Mr. Cairo is considered by many (including me) to be one of the industry’s leading experts […]

I continue to showcase some of the beautiful work done by students who attended Professor Cairo’s Introduction to Infographics and Visualization MOOC course in October 2013 that just completed. This one is to showcase a redesign assignment by Andrei Ciobanu. Andrei chose to arrange criteria in columns in order to make numbers comparable. Here was […]

I continue to showcase some of the beautiful work done by students who attended Professor Cairo’s Introduction to Infographics and Visualization MOOC course in October 2013 that just completed. This one is to showcase is a redesign assignment by Jose Rodríguez. Here is Jose’s explanation of his redesign. In the review of “Who is buying […]

I continue to showcase some of the beautiful work done by students who attended Professor Cairo’s Introduction to Infographics and Visualization MOOC course in October 2013 that just completed. The one is to showcase is a redesign assignment by Kamila Zhussupova. Here is Kamila’s explanation of her redesign. Hi, this is my variant of the infographic […]