A few years ago, Peter Gorman (photo: above) took a one-year, solo bicycle trip around the U.S. and Canada. he rode over 11,000 miles in one big loop. After the trip, Peter designed some graphic maps inspired by the places he visited and opened an online shop called Barely Maps. Since then, his designs have been […]

Readers: Well, for better or worse, the 2018 midterm elections are over. A lot of discussion surrounding the blue wave entering the election and the Democrats will have reason to be optimistic. They increased their support in large areas of the Midwest and the Rust Belt, regions where President Donald Trump dominated in 2016, most notably […]

New data preparation capabilities bring direct and visual experience, make data prep simple, and integrate with the Tableau analytical workflow to allow people to get insights from their data faster SEATTLE, Wash., April 24, 2018 – Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), the leading analytics platform, today announced the introduction of Tableau Prep, a brand new data preparation […]

Readers: This is something I have been meaning to post for a while. I think all of you Minard Map lovers, Data Visualization historians, KANTAR fans, and history buffs will find this really exciting. As many of you are aware, in 1869, retired French civil engineer Charles Joseph Minard documented and then summarized eyewitness accounts, […]

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 […]

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 […]