Source: Ingrid Lunden, Salesforce is buying data visualization company Tableau for $15.7B in all-stock deal, techcrunch.com, June 10, 2019, https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/10/salesforce-is-buying-data-visualization-company-tableau-for-15-7b-in-all-stock-deal/ On the heels of Google  buying analytics startup Looker last week for $2.6 billion, Salesforce today announced a huge piece of news in a bid to step up its own work in data visualization and (more generally) tools […]

Readers: I am continuing blogging about the many great and informative tweets from Malofiej27. Today, I am showcasing the graphical recordings drawn by Katherine Haugh at Malofiej27. Katherine Haugh is an evaluator and a graphic recorder. She currently lives and works in Washington, D.C. Ms. Haugh recently created a website which can be found here. […]

Readers: This week was Malofiej27, the 27th annual Infographic World Summit. I know a few people attending and they have posted links to some infographics that were presented during the summit. I hope to share some of this creative work with you over the next few days. Here was one infographic titled The Story Behind […]

Source: O’Grady, Stephen, The RedMonk Programming Language Rankings: January 2019, redmonk.com, March 20, 2019, https://redmonk.com/sogrady/2019/03/20/language-rankings-1-19/ Back in December, I posted a couple of blogs about Data Scientists (the links are here and here). The first post discussed what a Data Scientist was, and the second post discussed the skills a Data Scientist needs to have. […]

Sophie Warnes Bio My name is Soph and I’m a huge nerd and trained journalist who loves using data to help people better understand the world. I’m a Londoner living in Cardiff and working for the Office for National Statistics as a Senior Data Journalist. I also publish a data journalism and data visualization round-up […]

Readers: So, this is my early Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or however you celebrate the holiday season, gift to you. I have updated my Favorite Data Visualization Blog page to include over 100 links to some great sites and insights.  In the screenshot below, you can see how to get to this page from my DataVizBlog […]

Source: Rachael Dottle, Ella Koeze, and Julia Wolfe, The 2018 Midterms, In 4 Charts, November 13, 2018, https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-2018-midterms-in-4-charts/.   Readers: Some interested 2018 Midterm Elections charts from FiveThirtyEight. Enjoy! Michael