This week, it took a village for me to create this dataviz. Inspiration by Eva Murray, Shivaraj, and Meera Umasankar’s Tableau Public DataVizzes for the Ironman World Championship. I liked how Shivaraj used a Bee Swarm Chart to compare distribution. I could not find a lot of information on Bee Swarm Charts and Tableau, but […]

Readers: I am humbled and honored for Feedspot to list me as #3 on their Top 50 Data Visualization Blogs List. I am a big fan of Nathan Yau’s FlowingData blog and Robert Kosara’s Eagereyes blogs, which were #1 and #2, respectively. Congratulations to all who are on the list. Best regards, Michael

From Flowing Data. I have a big family, and it seems at every get-together there are new additions and more kids running around. At some point, I lost track of how I was related to everyone else. I mean, I know that some people are my cousins and I can trace everyone back to a […]

Billboard ranked the top 100 songs since the creation of their Hot 100 list in 1958. The list is based on airplay and sales.

From our friends over at FlowingData. Most people probably wouldn’t think much about this poster that shows the values of Thomson Reuters. But when you think of the graphic as a Venn diagram, it’s hard to see much else.

Readers: I just received an e-mail from FlowingData that I just had to share. This simple visual pretty much makes something that some see as complex very easy to understand. “Type I” and “Type II” errors, names first given by Jerzy Neyman and Egon Pearson to describe rejecting a null hypothesis when it’s true and […]