RJ Andrews is a data storyteller. He is the author of Info We Trust: How to inspire the world with data https://amzn.to/2ryc4gf , a lavish adventure exploring how to inspire the world with data. RJ is the creator of https://infowetrust.com  where you can enjoy many of his award-winning data stories. When not working on his […]

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        

Religion, not race, is the best single predictor of voting preferences America’s founding fathers envisioned a republic in which free-thinking voters would carefully consider the proposals of office-seekers. Today, however, demography seems to govern voters’ choices. Since April 2017 The Economist and YouGov, a pollster, have surveyed 1,500 Americans each week. They have built a statistical model […]

Greetings! Last week, Tableau held its annual conference in New Orleans. Many new product and feature announcements were made during the conference. Boy oh boy, Tableau has some great new features coming starting next week with version 2018.3 and again in January with version 2019.1. Claire Smith and I plan on installing 2019.1 on our […]

Boy, I don’t even know where to start. Tableau knocked the ball out of the park this morning. Tableau Prep Conductor, Tableau Data Modeler, and Ask Data, Tableau’s New Natural Language tool. Wow oh wow! At TC18 this morning in New Orleans, Tableau Software announced a roadmap of product innovations to an excited crowd of over […]

Information is Beautiful Awards – Your Chance to Vote Readers: Some of the year’s best data-visualizations, interactives and scrollytellings have made the Information is Beautiful Awards 2018 Shortlist. The last day you can vote is this Friday, October 19th. The winners will win the Community Award at their ceremony in New York on Dec 4th. Your […]

Readers: Here are screenshots of my slides from last Thursday’s Tableau Fringe Festival – APAC. We are launching the new Follow Your Money (FYM) next Friday, August 24th, so please check it out then. The link is on the last slide. My thanks to Bridget Cogley, Joshua Milligan, Tim Messar and the Tableau Technical Support […]