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Lessons for showcasing data journalism on social media

Lessons for showcasing data journalism on social media

How do you make data journalism stand out on social media?  This is the question I am trying to answer through my project for The Economist. In my last blog post I presented...

Democratizing Visualization By Lowering the Barrier of Entry

Democratizing Visualization By Lowering the Barrier of Entry

Those of us who began our careers decades ago remember a time when visualization tools were expensive and hard to learn, data was sparse and difficult to obtain, and the...

Getting Started: The What, Where, Why & How of Data Visualisation

Getting Started: The What, Where, Why & How of Data Visualisation

When I started my career I was curious to understand the 3 W’s — What, Why and Where — of dataviz. Now, after enabling multiple businesses in India to consume data through...

Generation Data: How data visualisation inspired this student to go back to school

Generation Data: How data visualisation inspired this student to go back to school

Editor’s Note: This piece is part of the Generation Data series on the Tableau blog. At Tableau, we feel that data skills are essential for the next generation of professionals...

4 Observations on Animating Your Data Visualizations

4 Observations on Animating Your Data Visualizations

In my book on presentations, I describe what I call “layering” as a technique to break up dense slides and show individual points one at a time. Instead of showing four bullet...

Data Visualization: How To Tell A Story With Data

Data Visualization: How To Tell A Story With Data

Any great story means visualization and detail. It takes the small additions of those details to build a picture in someone’s mind to truly make the story complete. The same...

5 of Our Favorite Open Source Visualization Tools

5 of Our Favorite Open Source Visualization Tools

It’s becoming increasingly apparent that the collection and application of data is more important than ever for businesses looking to continue to grow. The downside? As we...

7 Steps for Learning Data Mining and Data Science

7 Steps for Learning Data Mining and Data Science

[http likes 823] How to learn data mining and data science? I outline seven steps and point you to resources for becoming a data scientist. I am frequently asked - how to learn...

The 5 Clustering Algorithms Data Scientists Need to Know

The 5 Clustering Algorithms Data Scientists Need to Know

The 5 Clustering Algorithms Data Scientists Need to Know Feb 5, 2018 · 11 min read Clustering is a Machine Learning technique that involves the grouping of data points. Given a...

Deep Learning Tips and Tricks

Deep Learning Tips and Tricks

Deep Learning Tips and Tricks Source: www.electronicsweekly.com Below is a distilled collection of conversations, messages, and debates I’ve had with peers and students on how...

Building Reusable Data Visualization Components for a Modern Web

Building Reusable Data Visualization Components for a Modern Web

Building Reusable Data Visualization Components for a Modern Web Jun 26 · 16 min read This is part two of a two part series discussing why and how to build reusable data...

Data Analysts Will Soon Have Their Own Tony Stark Moment With Northstar 

Data Analysts Will Soon Have Their Own Tony Stark Moment With Northstar 

There is a lot of talk about democratization of data science nowadays. But, who is doing what? Of course, we have datasets being open-sourced by tech majors, proliferation of...