Readers: I just added four new entries to My Favorite Data Analytics & Data Visualization Blogs list. They are Spencer Baucke, Donna Coles, Edwin Singh, and Nadieh Bremer. There are now 160 blogs in my list. In the screenshot below, you can see how to get to this page from my DataVizBlog homepage or you can use […]

Alicia F. Bembenek Bio Alicia has spent her entire career teaching others and working with data. She has a PhD in social psychology and was a psychology professor and researcher before discovering her passion for the field of data visualization. Although Alicia’s roles and titles have changed over the years, her interest in both teaching […]

Spencer Baucke Bio Raised in Loveland, OH, Spencer Baucke has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Colorado and an M.S. in Finance from the University of Cincinnati. Spencer is a Sr. Analytics Engineer at GE Digital in Cincinnati, OH. His work experience includes several years in banking as well as a stint at […]

Readers: A few weeks ago, I presented at the Tableau Fringe Festival EMEA about how Abraham Lincoln used the 1861 U.S. Coast Survey Map to help him understand slavery in the United States. This map, produced by the US Coast Survey in 1861, drew on census reports from 1860 – the last year that the US government collected census data […]