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Some Hidden (or Not So Hidden) Data Viz Gems in Office 2016 by Angie Ficek · AEA365

Last updated: 10/18/2018

Greetings from Minneapolis, Minnesota! I am Angie Ficek, a Program Evaluator at Professional Data Analysts (PDA), an independent consulting firm specializing in evaluating public h

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How to make beautiful data visualizations in Python with matplotlib

Last updated: 10/17/2018

How to make beautiful data visualizations in Python with matplotlib Posted on Take a look at my Data Visualization Basics with Python video course on O’Reilly. It’s been well o

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Attractive, interactive graphic challenges lazy readers

Last updated: 10/16/2018

The New York Times spent a lot of effort making a nice interactive graphical feature to accompany their story about Uber's attempt to manipulate its drivers. The article is here. B

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When the Designer Shows Up In the Design

Last updated: 10/14/2018

How our assumptions, perspectives, intuitions — and yes, our biases — shape what we design and how we design it. I want you to imagine the American Midwest. Don’t think abo

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Picture, Depiction and Deception: Why Data Visualisations are Cultural Images

Last updated: 10/12/2018

This essay is the sequel to a blog posting that I wrote more than two years ago. The subject is still relevant so it makes sense to re-visit the text and elaborate on the issue. My

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Burtin’s Antibiotics visualization in Plotly and R

Last updated: 10/10/2018

by Riddhiman in Data Visualization , R In this post, we’ll try to re-create Burtin’s antibiotics visualization using Plotly. The post follows Mike Bostock’s original re-creat

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Nvidia joins $25M funding of graphics chip analytics startup MapD - SiliconANGLE

Last updated: 10/10/2018

Artificial intelligence applications aren’t the only kind of enterprise workload that can take advantage of graphics processing units. GPUs also lend themselves to visualizing da

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17NTC Day 2: “Data visualization gives you superpowers.”

Last updated: 10/09/2018

If it’s possible, I think today was even better than yesterday! If yesterday’s theme was diversity and inclusion, today’s theme was data. (Makes sense for a tech conference,

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Backed by LocalGlobe, London-based Flourish launches data visualisation platform

Last updated: 10/08/2018

Flourish, a new startup out of London, has launched what it describes as a data visualisation platform, designed to make it easier for companies, including media organisations, to

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Getting Started in R: an introduction to data analysis and visualisation

Last updated: 10/08/2018

R is an open source programming language and software environment for performing statistical calculations and creating data visualisations. It is rapidly becoming the tool of choic

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