READY TO TEST IN BETA 1 Vector Tile Maps – Tableau is bringing vector tile background maps to Tableau Desktop and Server. Maps will look sharper and feel smoother than ever before, as you pan, zoom in, and zoom out to explore your geospatial data. Enjoy updated dark, normal, and light default styles, ACS demographic […]

Source: CandyStore.com Continuing my week of data visualizations and infographics related to Valentine’s Day, here is one from http://www.candystore.com depicting a map of the United States showing which candy is the favorite Valentine’s Day candy for that State.

Readers: Back in 2013, I did a multi-blog post on the 1854 cholera epidemic in London. Most of the reference material I used was based on Steven Johnson’s riveting book, The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic–and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World (see book cover below) What I want to discuss today are […]

Merry Christmas! I hope some of these tasty treats reach your table today. Michael

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 […]

Readers: I have another guest post from another one of my co-workers, David Timm. David loves to learn new things and has really taken a tiger by the tail with Tableau. Using his expertise in SharePoint, David has our City business partners real excited by the reports he has been developing for them. David Timm is […]