The United States Postal Service has lost mail sorting machines as an election during a pandemic draws closer. Louis DeJoy, the new postmaster general, is a former logistics executive and ally of President Trump. He has already removed numerous mail sorting machines, and reduced sorting capacity, as depicted in the map below. Click on the […]

Source: LePan, Nicholas, Golden Bulls: Visualizing the Price of Gold from 1915-2020, visualcapitalist.com, May 27, 2020, https://www.visualcapitalist.com/golden-bulls-the-price-of-gold/

This was something that Nathan Yau previously posted on his well-known Flowingdata blog. Thought I would share. I hope you all are safe, healthy and doing well. Michael

Will Perkins Bio A native and proud Texan, Will and his family live in the Dallas metroplex. He’s happily married to his wife of almost 10 years and have an almost 2 year old boy full of energy. He’s a big FC Dallas fan and can’t wait for things to go back to normal so […]

Source: Katie Jones, The COVID-19 Impact on App Popularity, Visual Capitalist, May 4, 2020, https://www.visualcapitalist.com/covid-19-impact-on-app-popularity/. Per Katie Jones in Visual Capitalist, The COVID-19 Impact on App Popularity Pandemic-induced social isolation has altered the relationship consumers have with technology. With the physical world now slowly receding, consumers are suddenly more reliant on apps for communication, shopping, […]

Siddharth Dayama Bio Sid leads the Visual Analytics team in Customer Service Operations in Verizon where his team builds business intelligence and analytics dashboard solutions that democratize and distribute data in an intuitive and visual form to business leaders, helping them make data driven decisions. He was invited to speak and was recognized as one […]

Per Jenna Ross of Visual Capitalist, Few investors could have predicted that a viral outbreak would end the longest-running bull market in U.S. history. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed stocks far into bear market territory. From its peak on February 19th, the S&P 500 has fallen almost 30%. While this volatility can cause investors to panic, it’s […]

I hope all of you are safe and healthy. Working at home does have its benefits, but it also has its drawbacks of being isolated from the rest of the world. My wife and I get up early every day, make sure we take showers and get dressed, and walk the dogs in the evenings […]