Readers: GREGOR AISCH and K.K. REBECCA LAI, of The New York Times, have created a great visual of a map that shows the conflicts along the 1,172 miles of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Key altercations have been noted as you scroll downward through the map. Also, blue circles indicate where the pipeline crosses rivers, a point […]

Readers: Finally, it is Election Day here in the good old U.S. of A. This election has been the angriest election in my lifetime. Friendships have been lost, families are squabbling, fights have broken out, etc. Regardless of what your political affiliation is, I am sure you and I are both glad this is over […]

Readers: This came out in the New York Times yesterday (click on the image below to go to this post on their site). Interesting example showing how to do a scrolling timeline on a web site. Timeline and content created by KAREN YOURISH, LARRY BUCHANAN and ALICIA PARLAPIANO UPDATED October 9, 2016. Enjoy! Michael

UPDATE – October 23, 2016 Readers: I have updated my data from the latest data on Politifact.com for my interactive version of this chart that is published on Tableau Public. Thanks, Michael UPDATE: October 2nd, 2016 Still no data on Jill Stein. What is up with that, Politifact? Just a few more facts added to the counts of President […]

UPDATE – October 23, 2016 Readers: I have updated my data from the latest data on Politifact.com for my interactive version of this chart that is published on Tableau Public. Thanks, Michael Readers: Back on July 24, 2016, I blogged on my data visualization web site a stacked bar chart titled Who Lies More?, created by Robert Mann, answering the question […]

Readers: Today I am going to showcase another infographic created by the folks over at Funders and Founders. They are information designers. Mark and Anna Vital explain startups and entrepreneurship visually. Their mission is to inspire everyone from engineers to moms to do a startup. They have created a series of infographics about entrepreneurship, help companies to create […]

Readers: As I have mentioned in past posts, one of my favorite illustrators is Richard Johnson (photo, right). If you search on his name on my blog site, you will see several different examples of his work I have highlighted before. Richard created the following infographic last year and it is titled From the Great Wall […]

Source: Jim Taylor Ph.D., Six Reasons Why Politicians Believe They Can Lie, Psychology Today, Sep 24, 2012, https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-power-prime/201209/six-reasons-why-politicians-believe-they-can-lie. NOTE: Full Biography of Mr. Taylor can be found at the end of his article below. Do politicians really think they won’t be caught when they lie? With the presidential and congressional campaigns in the homestretch, the quadrennial […]

Readers: So, yesterday was an interesting day. I had 4,000+ views of the original post of the Chart, Who Lies More – A Comparison (see image to the right).  I also had the most comments about an individual post in the history of me blogging about data visualization. A lot of you who posted comments are more […]

UPDATE – October 23, 2016 Readers: I have updated my data from the latest data on Politifact.com for my interactive version of this chart that is published on Tableau Public. Click here to go to my blog post about this workbook. Thanks, Michael UPDATE – September 21, 2016 Readers: I have created my own interactive version of this chart and […]