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Articles about data visualization


How visualizing quantified self data can help you find meaning in a quarantined world

Last updated: 04/12/2020

What are people doing during quarantine to pass the time? According to a text mining analysis conducted by Feng Lim of Towards Data Science, people are using Tik Tok, playing...

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Colorizing a Visualization

Last updated: 04/05/2020

The flow chart above diagrams the process of colorizing a visualization using blank templates from the Interaction of Color app, an invaluable tool both for learning about color...

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How Color Choice Influences Interpretation | Data Visualization

Last updated: 03/26/2020

Visualizing Data: When, Why, and How Part 3: The Importance of Integrity: How Colour Choice Influences Interpretation (Article 2) This article is part of a multi-part series on...

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How Machine Learning Can Enable Anomaly Detection

Last updated: 03/19/2020

As human, our brains are always tuned to spotting something out of the “normal” or the “usual stuff.” In short, some anomaly that does not fit with the usual pattern. With the...

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Why you shouldn’t use pie charts - Tips for better data visualization

Last updated: 03/17/2020

I was talking to a colleague the other day who told me about a conversation they just had with a customer. The customer had asked “Why can’t I create pie charts in Funnel?” and...

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Simple Steps for Better Design

Last updated: 03/05/2020

Simple Steps for Better Design March 02, 2020 Read A lot of blog posts and conference sessions focus on the technical aspects of Tableau.  How to utilize Fixed LODs, the basics...

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3 Types of Data Visualizations

Last updated: 02/26/2020

I was talking recently to Steve Wexler about the spectrum of data visualization; from data art to infographic to dashboard. This topic has always interested me. So I wanted to...

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5 mistakes you can avoid in your first steps as Data Scientist

Last updated: 02/12/2020

Recently and mostly with AI evolution, Data Science has expanded into a very perspective career option. It is well-paid, and assignments are almost always fascinating. What...

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Top Soft and Technical Skills to Be a Successful Data Scientist

Last updated: 02/12/2020

With the introduction of big data, the need for its storage increased gradually. Companies were focussing on building solutions and frameworks to store as much data as possible....

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Six Hats of Data Visualization

Last updated: 02/02/2020

I have been in the Data Visualization space for over six years now and the million-dollar question every time has been, “How do you make sure data visualization delivers on its...

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