Readers: As many of you know, I love viewing old maps. A component of this love for old maps is the love of old books about maps. In the screenshots below, I have included some interesting maps and diagrams from the book, World Geography by John Hodgdon Bradley, which was published in 1948. This was […]

Readers: As many of you know, I love maps. I was browsing through the David Rumsey Historical Map Collection, and came across this book of statistical graphs published by the Ministry of Public Works (Civil Engineering). This atlas is one in a series of annual or biannual editions from the period 1879 – 1900. Most […]

Readers: Yesterday, rescue divers in Thailand found a soccer team of 12 boys and their coach alive more than a week after the group went missing in a cave. Thai Navy SEALs found the team and many infographics, diagrams and photographs have been published as part of the story in many newspapers, both print and digital. […]

Source: The Paris Review, Illustrated Maps of New York Through the Ages, June 14, 2018, https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2018/06/14/illustrated-maps-of-new-york-through-the-ages/?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=NYPLEvents&utm_campaign=SocialFlow. Since their inception, maps have been embellished with illustrations. Through July 16, a selection of illustrated maps of New York spanning six centuries is on view at the New York Public Library. A preview of the exhibition—along with captions written […]

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: Last week, I took some time off from work to visit family in La Crosse, Wisconsin. I am a big history buff, so we visited the La Crosse Riverside Museum. The Riverside Museum is filled with the history of logging, steamboats, pearl button making, settlers, prehistory artifacts from the Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center, and more. […]

Readers: Please tune into #TFFEMEA on Fri 9th March at 16:25pm GMT where I (@michaelangeles) will be presenting my talk on “How a data visualization influenced the course of U.S. history”. Don’t miss out….secure your spot today: http://bit.ly/tffemeareg  #Tableau Best Wishes, Michael

Readers: I came across this map the other day and thought I would share it with you. It is a map of the United States redrawn as 50 States with equal population. It was created by Neil Freeman and posted on his web site, Fake is the New Real. Neil Freeman is an artist and urban […]

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, […]

Donald Trump has become well-known for attacking people, news agencies, and even his own cabinet, using Twitter. AXIOS, a new media company, has visualized these attacks using a sankey diagram. Here is a blurb how AXIOS describe themselves. AXIOS is a new media company delivering vital, trustworthy news and analysis in the most efficient, illuminating […]