Readers: At the beginning of the 2018 new year (earlier this month), Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic of Storytelling With Data fame, challenged the dataviz community to create an annotated line graph on a topic of our choice. Nearly 90 people took her up on this challenge! Cole has just posted a summary where she has shared with all […]

Readers: I came across this interesting infographic related to Groundhogs Day today. It was created and featured on the portfolio of Madison Townend (Whitlock) (photo, right). She is a Graphic Designer currently based in the Northwest Territories. She graduated from the Design and Digital Media program at Grant MacEwan University in the spring of 2014. What Madison […]

Readers: Start of soapbox. I am a strong supporter of the Second Amendment and believer in the right to bear arms. But, back in the 1700s in the early U.S. founding States, I do not think our forefathers were thinking of citizens stockpiling weapons that can kill mass amounts of people in a few seconds […]

A new survey from Pew Research Center shows sharp drops in approval A new survey by the Pew Research Centre of 40,447 people in 37 countries shows that trust in President Trump’s residency pales in comparison with Barack Obama’s final ratings. Whereas 64% of those surveyed had confidence in Mr Obama to do the right […]

Readers: I am hosting Tableau training this week at work. It is always a good feeling watching the newbies working with Tableau and getting excited about how easy and fun it is to be able to visualize their data. Since I never had any formal training with Tableau, I have been sitting in the class […]

  (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 […]

Readers: My friend, Chuck, shared the above graphic with me and I thought I would share it with the Data Visualization community to get your thoughts. I will give mine at the end of this post after providing background on this infographic. This infographic was originally published in the Community Impact Newspaper for Williamson County, […]