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Articles about data visualization


How to be more effective with your data visualizations — storytelling with data

Last updated: 02/01/2020

by Elizabeth Ricks in Excel Downloads , Tips , Bar chart , Big Idea , Slide Last year, I  wrote a post highlighting the importance of taking baby steps : incremental, achievable...

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5 Lessons on Data Visualization From a Data Physicalization Failure

Last updated: 01/29/2020

Just like an author must tailor the content and vocabulary of their work to match the group of people they want to reach, those who make data visualizations should do the same....

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Top 10 Most Valuable Data Science Skills in 2020

Last updated: 01/29/2020

The first month of the new decade is almost at an end. It’s also “job-hunting” time when students start looking for internships and employees think about switching roles and...

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From Data Professional to Data Legend with Machine Learning

Last updated: 01/21/2020

From Data Professional to Data Legend with Machine Learning September 5, 2019 LinkedIn Watch this on-demand webinar to learn how to harness the power of machine learning so you...

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"Infographics and data visualization are two different things"

Last updated: 01/18/2020

Your definition for “infographics”Aaah, I still find that difficult. To me infographics and data visualization are two different things. I see myself as someone who creates data...

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How To Use Data Science For Social Impact

Last updated: 01/08/2020

Photo by Arjunsyah on Unsplash How To Use Data Science For Social Impact Transparency • Corruption • Collaboration • Trust Aug 5, 2019 · 7 min read Data science is truly an...

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How Data Visualization Helps Us See the Effects of Climate Change

Last updated: 12/30/2019

I’ve always considered maps to be powerful visuals because of how universal they are. They’re a pretty standardized encoding system, as we learn about maps and what the legends...

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How to Efficiently Evaluate Information Visualization?

Last updated: 12/20/2019

How to Efficiently Evaluate Information Visualization? Dec 2 · 4 min read Seven scenarios of evaluation based on goals and questions. Evaluation in information visualization is...

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Why The Data Science Venn Diagram Is Misleading

Last updated: 12/03/2019

Data Science is a relatively new industry albeit the fact that its components have been around for a long time. So why is it then that it is apparently so unclear what Data...

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Data visualizations can be misleading, but here's what you can do

Last updated: 11/19/2019

In his new book, “How Charts Lie,” Alberto Cairo, minces no words when laying out the dangers of poorly designed data visualizations. He identifies five broad categories of...

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