A week late (again), but here is my #MakeoverMonday for Week 50. Inspiration by Evelina Judeikyte. The average American spends as much as $1,200 every year on fast food — and roughly a quarter of the U.S. population eats three or more fast food meals per week. All of the biggest fast food chains now […]

A week late (again), but here is my #MakeoverMonday for Week 49. Inspiration by the incredible Meera Umasankar. Updated 12/14/2019: Per feedback from Eva Murray, Sarah Bartlett, Charlie Hutcheson, and Meera Umasankar, I changed the background color from the LOUD blue to a lighter gray. I also added a sub-title over the line chart stating […]

A week late, but here is my #MakeoverMonday for Week 48. I found this a particularly fun assignment. I did some additional research on the sounds a squirrel makes as I was not familiar with the terms Kuks and Quaas. Map inspiration from Nicolas Mieszaly, #Squirrel Census in Central Park, Tableau Public, here. Here is […]

I personally like trend lines, so I kept the trend line from the original article and added a bar chart to show the difference in ownership between the years 2015 and 2019. I also annotated the age where the largest increase in Smartphone ownership occurred. Here is the link to my dataviz for this week […]

*Sigh* Another year, and it is another year I am not at #TC19. It has been a very busy week at work, so I kept it real simple. I was interested in trying to create a Butterfly Chart. A Butterfly Chart is two bar charts on either side of the y-axis. I also wanted the […]

For many years now, when I needed to find a dataviz as inspiration for a project I had to do, my go-to person and web site is Andy Kriebel. Andy’s personal web site, Vizwiz.com, has some of the best content in the Tableau community for ways to effectively visualize and quickly answer questions on a […]

Readers: Recently I participated in the MOOC, Data Exploration and Storytelling: Finding Stories in Data with Exploratory Analysis and Visualization which was taught by Alberto Cairo and Heather Krause. This course was a MOOC-style course from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at The University of Texas – Austin. I have previously attend two […]