Source: Tynan DeBold and Dov Friedman, Battling Infectious Diseases in the 20th Century: The Impact of Vaccines, The Wall Street Journal, February 11, 2015, http://graphics.wsj.com/infectious-diseases-and-vaccines/ Image: https://givingcompass.org/article/washington-declares-public-health-emergency-over-measles-outbreak/ With public health officials declaring emergencies related to the current measles outbreak, I thought I would share some data visualizations related to the impact of vaccines on infectious diseases. These […]

Readers: Disclaimer: I am a registered Independent voter. I tend to vote for those candidates who I think will best serve their constituents and our great country. The rest of it is just noise. I try not to stray into the realm of U.S. politics in my dataviz blogging. Having done so in the past has […]

Readers:Today, I am featuring an interview with Filippo Mastroianni. Filippo was born in Milan, Italy. He is a Data Analyst and Consultant for The Information Lab Italy. Filippo helps organizations make data-driven decisions, helping clients make sense of their data and embracing a new analytical culture. Filippo graduated with a thesis on Data Journalism and discovered […]

Source: WSJ News Graphics, Inside the Trump coalition: How he performs among voter groups, Twitter.com, March 27, 2016, pic.twitter.com/c9gdTRaR2F  

Readers: Like many of you, I have been watch in utter fascination as various countries help in the efforts to find Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. Yesterday, The Wall Street Journal posted this infographic I had to share with you. Not only does it give perspective of how deep the black boxes may be, it also provides historical […]

Airlines Charge Thousands Extra for a Few Inches of Legroom on Long Flights For most fliers, the ideal seat on a flight is usually in first or business class. However, for airlines, the sweet spot on long-haul flights is, increasingly, farther back in the plane. A new hybrid class, called premium economy, is appearing on […]

Dismal Jobs Report Raises Questions Over Economy’s Strength as Year Ended; Bad Weather a Factor? Source: Brenda Cronin and Jonathan House, The Wall Street Journal, January 10, 2014. The U.S. job gap created during the most recent recession remains, and while payrolls are being added to the economy, they haven’t kept pace with population growth.      […]