Readers: This media bias chart is from the website, All Generalizations are False. The author, Vanessa, is a practicing patent attorney in the Denver, Colorado area, and she has a B.A. in English from UCLA and a J.D. from the University of Denver. She describes herself as not a journalist by training and does not claim […]

Source: Paul Kerley, BBC News Magazine, February 6, 2015, http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-30840318. Bursting with information and often incredibly beautiful – maps do more than just showing you where you are, or where you might be going. Here we tell the stories behind some fascinating examples. The recently published Times History of the World in Maps features documents from […]

Robert Kosara is a Visual Analysis Researcher at Tableau Software, and formerly Associate Professor of Computer Science at UNC Charlotte. He has created visualization techniques like Parallel Sets and performed research into the perceptual and cognitive basics of visualization. Recently, Robert’s research has focused on how to communicate data using tools from visualization, and how […]