Tag: #Datafam

  • DataViz History: Comparing the Titanic to a Modern Cruise Ship

    DataViz History: Comparing the Titanic to a Modern Cruise Ship

    Source: Lu, Marcus, Visualized: Comparing the Titanic to a Modern Cruise Ship, Visual Capitalist, April 15, 2021, https://www.visualcapitalist.com/visualized-comparing-the-titanic-to-a-modern-cruise-ship/. Remembering the Tragedy of the Titanic When the Titanic was completed on April 2, 1912, it was the largest and perhaps most luxurious ship in the world. The vessel could hold over 3,300 people including crew members, and boasted […]

  • DataViz as Art: The Beautiful Transistor Radio

    DataViz as Art: The Beautiful Transistor Radio

    Somewhat dating myself here, when I was a little boy, the thing we all wanted was a transistor radio. When I was 10 years old, my parents finally bought me one for $9.99, which was a lot of money in those days to spend on your kids. A transistor radio is a small portable radio […]

  • Tableau Community Spotlight: An Interview with Yuli Wang

    Tableau Community Spotlight: An Interview with Yuli Wang

    Yuli Wang Bio Hi, this is Yuli from China. First of all, thanks to Michael for letting me be on his blog. I was born and grew up in Shaoxin, Zhejiang, located in Eastern China. My major is Geographic Information Science in college and my first job is a GIS Data Engineer in the field […]

  • Historical DataViz: 10 Royal Family Christmas Cards throughout time

    Historical DataViz: 10 Royal Family Christmas Cards throughout time

    Source: Bonner, Mehera, Here’s Literally Every Royal Family Christmas Card We Could Get Our Hands On, Cosmopolitan, December 2, 2020, https://www.cosmopolitan.com/entertainment/celebs/g34834393/royal-family-christmas-cards/. Readers. Happy holidays as we near the end of this crazy year. Here are 10 of the best royal Christmas cards throughout the years from an article in Cosmopolitan magazine. I tried to include […]

  • Social DataViz: The Most Beloved Brands by Generation

    Social DataViz: The Most Beloved Brands by Generation

    Source: Jones, Katie, The Most Loved Brands, by Generation, Visualcapitalist.com, March 4, 2020, https://www.visualcapitalist.com/the-most-loved-brands/ Consumers, today, are offered an enormous amount of choice when it comes to buying into brands. This large volume of choices makes it increasingly difficult for brands to build an emotional connection with the consumers available. However, once those connections are […]

  • Tableau Community Spotlight: An Interview with Lisa Rapp

    Tableau Community Spotlight: An Interview with Lisa Rapp

    Lisa Rapp Bio Hi! I’m Lisa and I’m a Business Intelligence consultant from Frankfurt, Germany. I’ve only recently become a part of the awesome data viz community. Up until about a year ago, I was just finishing my PhD in Theoretical Physics. When I tell people I’m a physicist, they are often surprised to hear […]

  • Infographic: Halloween Contact Lens Guide (Lens.com)

    Infographic: Halloween Contact Lens Guide (Lens.com)

    Halloween may be a little different this year. So when you dress up, socially-distance, and snap those pictures, you’ll want to go for the maximum effect. Lens.com offers a wide range of FDA-approved, prescription Halloween contacts to take your Halloween look to an other-worldly level. Below is their infographic that will help you make sense of costume […]

  • Tableau Community Spotlight: An Interview with Kate Brown

    Tableau Community Spotlight: An Interview with Kate Brown

    Kate Brown Bio I’m a Business Intelligence Manager and focus on creating, curating, and visualizing data. I fell into an analytics career and never imagined this would be a career path for me. I majored in History in college and have a minor in education. When I realized teaching was not what I wanted to […]

  • Tableau Community Spotlight: An Interview with Amanda Patist

    Tableau Community Spotlight: An Interview with Amanda Patist

    Amanda Patist Bio I’m currently working as a Self-Service Analytics Coach at Cargill, a job that I love, because it centers around helping people learn best practices in data visualization as well as the wider data pipeline and building up the internal data community. In a previous life, I was doing post-doctoral research in stem […]

  • Tableau Community Spotlight: An Interview with Adam Green

    Tableau Community Spotlight: An Interview with Adam Green

    Adam Green Bio I’m a senior data & visualisation developer and team lead at Jisc, however I wasn’t always a dataviz nerd. I started life as a music nerd! I studied for a BA in Music and fell in love with the analysis of music, a catalyst being the serial music of Schoenberg. Transfixed by […]