Readers: Last Friday, I was given the opportunity to present at the Tableau Fringe Festival – EMEA. I wanted to share my presentation slides with you and have posted them sequentially in this blog post. I want to thank the #TFFEMEA team for providing me this opportunity and for providing 12 hours of pure bliss content […]

Readers: Today is Martin Luther King Day. I have found great peace and inspiration in the quotes and speeches of Dr. King. His “Measure of a Man” quote is my favorite one. Today, more so than any time in the past, we must remember the words of Dr. King, let our voices be heard, and do […]

Readers: Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic, the author of the seminal book, Storytelling with Data, announced a monthly challenge last Tuesday to the data visualization community at large. Coles reasoning behind this was as follows, One of the best ways to learn is to do. This is something I strongly believe. We learn and get better through practice […]

Readers: This will be my last post of the year. I wanted it to be something that tells an American story of hope. But like a phoenix rising, hope rises from despair, so several of these photos show sad events in our history but in a poignant way. I believe the best is yet to come. […]

Readers: I had the good fortune to attend my first Tableau Fringe Festival yesterday. The Tableau Fringe Festival (TFF) is a virtual conference designed to collaborate, mentor and showcase the breadth of knowledge within the Tableau community around the world. Key Objectives Deliver great additional content by those community members who will not be Subject Matter Expert (SME) presenters […]

Update August 21, 2017 10:53 am Arizona Time We all went onto the roof of our building with a pair of NASA safety glasses. My co-worker, David Melville, took the following photo at 10:50 am Arizona Time. Thanks, David! Eclipse on August 21, 2017 10:50 am Arizona Time in Glendale, Arizona Readers: On August 21, […]

Last February, we marked the 26th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. On November 9, 1989, the structure that divided the city of Berlin into East and West, and was the source of tremendous political controversy, was brought down. While reunification has been a long and challenging process, Berlin has now become a thriving city, featuring […]

Source: historyworldsome.blogspot.com, Age of Revolution, American Revolution (1775-1783), http://historyworldsome.blogspot.com/2013/12/american-revolution-1775-1783.html.  

  (Photo Above) W.E.B. Du Bois at the 1900 Paris Exposition. (Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers/Library of Congress)   Data visualization techniques continue to provide popular tools for everyone from journalists, researchers and corporations to provide a better way to view often dense data and explain complex data in a more actionable way. However, as […]

After twenty-five years, when this thought came to the King to restore to France the remains of Napoleon who died on Saint-Helena, God gave him one of those inspirations which spoke sympathetically the heart of the people. To Louis-Philippe thus belongs the honor of having returned to the country the remains of the great man […]