I came across this visualization problem on a UX User Experience blog. [SOURCE] Problem I am working on some routines for a client application to visualize data in a 3D bar chart style. The data consists mostly of smaller values with only a few large values. For example: 6,942,535,341 23,598 19,203 58,201  So, the problem […]

John Grimwade is graphics director of Condé Nast Traveler magazine (based in New York) and has his own information graphics business (www.johngrimwade.com). He has produced infographics for more than 30 major magazines and several books. Before moving to the United States, he worked for 14 years in newspapers in London (including six years as head […]

Personal Note: As many of you know, I was a History major as an undergraduate in college. I started in Computer Science (thus the minor degree), but began to love history because of the influence of my Freshman History Survey course and its amazing teacher, Dr. Bruce E. Seely. His focus was history of technology. […]

All of my life I have been a big Disney fan. Walt Disney was one of my childhood heroes (still is). I even had the good fortune to work for The Walt Disney Company as a Senior BI Developer for a while. One cannot state the impact Walt had on animation and storytelling. Mickey Mouse […]

This is a pretty neat little Tableau Public visualization. You are able to see how a particular BI product has done historically on the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence. Enjoy! Michael Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence on Tableau Public

Here is the fourth MOOC Infographic class final project from one of my classmates that I wanted to share with you. It was created by Soazig Clifton. Soazig wanted me to point out that it is a ‘work in progress’ rather than a polished piece. Here is Soazig’s explanation of her project. Here is my attempt […]

Here is the third MOOC Infographic class final project from one of my classmates that I wanted to share with you. It was created by Gerd Winter. Here is Gerd’s explanation of his project. I’ve tried to make some sense of data from the World Economic Forum, which I found seem to indicated that it […]