Source: McCandless, David, Best in Show – What’s the best Dog Breed, According to Data?, information is beautiful.net, https://informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/best-in-show-whats-the-top-data-dog/?utm_content=buffer26a04&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer. Below is a screenshot of a visualization from David McCandless’ book, Knowledge is Beautiful David examined data on intelligence, longevity, genetic ailments and other markers to create a “data-score” and then plotted it against public popularity of various breeds, […]
Readers: My Data Visualization blog was named the #3 blog for the second year in a row by Feedspot. Here is the link to their list. https://blog.feedspot.com/data_visualization_blogs/ I do not have a Facebook presence for my blog and less than 1,000 followers, but I get 300-800 visitors a day depending on what I post. I […]
Readers: This was completed in the years 2014-2015 by the Pew Research Center. I would be very curious how much this has changed since the 2016 elections and in what direction the public views are no leaning. Food for thought. Michael Source: –, Wide Mix of Factors Influencing Public Views on 22 Science-Related Issues, Pew Research […]
Readers: Before, I discuss this article that appeared last Summer in The Guardian, I wanted to tell you my left-handed story. I was in grade school in the early to mid-1960s. I was born left-handed and only knew how to write left-handed (my socially conservative parent never a big deal about it). In my English/Writing […]
Readers: I have been a big fan of Stephen Few for many years. It was over a decade ago that I attended my first workshop with him in San Diego, California at TDWI. Through his web site, Perceptual Edge. I have followed Steve’s work over the years ( actually even before the workshop) and even […]
“Be approximately right, rather than exactly wrong.” –John Tukey From Christopher Doyle on Twitter.
A new survey from Pew Research Center shows sharp drops in approval A new survey by the Pew Research Centre of 40,447 people in 37 countries shows that trust in President Trump’s residency pales in comparison with Barack Obama’s final ratings. Whereas 64% of those surveyed had confidence in Mr Obama to do the right […]