Call it whimsical, slacking, etc. When I saw that good old Yuma, Arizona had the most annual sunshine hours of any city in the world, I thought to myself, “What would USA Today do?” Here is my #MakeoverMonday dataviz for week 44. I wanted to do something simple and fun, so here you go! Here […]

I was late at getting started on this, but looked at a lot of other folk’s examples via Twitter over the week. Lots of creative juices flowing out there. I saw several datavizzes that followed a format similar to what I used, and based mine on one created by Sean Walpole. I like how Sean […]

Readers: I just added five new entries to My Favorite Data Analytics & Data Visualization Blogs list. They are Joey Cherdarchuk (DarkHorse Analytics), Shivaraj (Data Pixels), Divya Bharathi (DataVizArt), Adrien Wiesenbach (Toucan Toco), and Frederic Fery (FredMyData – Data Insights). There are now 164 blogs in my list. In the screenshot below, you can see […]

This week, it took a village for me to create this dataviz. Inspiration by Eva Murray, Shivaraj, and Meera Umasankar’s Tableau Public DataVizzes for the Ironman World Championship. I liked how Shivaraj used a Bee Swarm Chart to compare distribution. I could not find a lot of information on Bee Swarm Charts and Tableau, but […]

Meera Umasankar Bio Being born and brought up in India, I’ve always wanted to meet people from different countries and enjoy being around people with different culture. That’s when I was lucky enough to land in Middlesex university, London with a scholarship for my undergraduate on Computer Networking. It was an awesome 3 years of […]

This week I decided I wanted to experiment with Shapes in Tableau. I cannot help but think of big bags of money when I think of politics these days. I went to the Noun Project and found a bag of money with the UK Pound Sterling image. I showed the bags of money, the amounts […]

This week I decided I wanted to experiment with Slope Charts. The slope chart is the line chart’s fraternal twin. Line charts display three or more points in time while slope charts display exactly two points in time. Defined by Edward Tufte in his 1983 book The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, this type of […]