Readers, One of my favorite sources for infographics is The South China Morning Post. They have created a wonderful infographic that explains Covid-19 in great visual detail. Here is the link. I thought I would post about one aspect of this story: the animal meats where the virus may have originated. The outbreak has been […]

Readers: Sometimes in life, God throws us a curve ball. As we go through our day-to-day lives, we often forget about the special people around us in our circle of family and friends. We also sometimes take for granted our heroes in life. Kobe Bryant was one of the greatest basketball players of all time. […]

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 […]