Readers: Last week, I took some time off from work to visit family in La Crosse, Wisconsin. I am a big history buff, so we visited the La Crosse Riverside Museum. The Riverside Museum is filled with the history of logging, steamboats, pearl button making, settlers, prehistory artifacts from the Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center, and more. […]

Readers: Last Friday, I was given the opportunity to present at the Tableau Fringe Festival – EMEA. I wanted to share my presentation slides with you and have posted them sequentially in this blog post. I want to thank the #TFFEMEA team for providing me this opportunity and for providing 12 hours of pure bliss content […]

Readers: Today is Martin Luther King Day. I have found great peace and inspiration in the quotes and speeches of Dr. King. His “Measure of a Man” quote is my favorite one. Today, more so than any time in the past, we must remember the words of Dr. King, let our voices be heard, and do […]

Readers: This will be my last post of the year. I wanted it to be something that tells an American story of hope. But like a phoenix rising, hope rises from despair, so several of these photos show sad events in our history but in a poignant way. I believe the best is yet to come. […]

Last February, we marked the 26th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. On November 9, 1989, the structure that divided the city of Berlin into East and West, and was the source of tremendous political controversy, was brought down. While reunification has been a long and challenging process, Berlin has now become a thriving city, featuring […]

Source: historyworldsome.blogspot.com, Age of Revolution, American Revolution (1775-1783), http://historyworldsome.blogspot.com/2013/12/american-revolution-1775-1783.html.  

  (Photo Above) W.E.B. Du Bois at the 1900 Paris Exposition. (Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers/Library of Congress)   Data visualization techniques continue to provide popular tools for everyone from journalists, researchers and corporations to provide a better way to view often dense data and explain complex data in a more actionable way. However, as […]