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5 Lessons on Data Visualization From a Data Physicalization Failure

5 Lessons on Data Visualization From a Data Physicalization Failure

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....

Top 10 Most Valuable Data Science Skills in 2020

Top 10 Most Valuable Data Science Skills in 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...

From Data Professional to Data Legend with Machine Learning

From Data Professional to Data Legend with Machine Learning

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...

"Infographics and data visualization are two different things"

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...

How To Use Data Science For Social Impact

How To Use Data Science For Social Impact

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...

How Data Visualization Helps Us See the Effects of Climate Change

How Data Visualization Helps Us See the Effects of Climate Change

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...

How to Efficiently Evaluate Information Visualization?

How to Efficiently Evaluate Information Visualization?

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...

Why The Data Science Venn Diagram Is Misleading

Why The Data Science Venn Diagram Is Misleading

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...

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

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

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...

10 Visualizations Every Data Scientist Should Know

10 Visualizations Every Data Scientist Should Know

10 Visualizations Every Data Scientist Should Know One picture is worth a 1000 words Photo by Willian Justen de Vasconcellos on Unsplash Ancient ruins are sometimes discovered...

How Can Data Visualization Improve Local Conditions?

How Can Data Visualization Improve Local Conditions?

In Colombia, for example, Juan Pablo Marin Diaz from Datasketch described how data helped raise awareness, and funds, to combat forced disappearances among young and poor...

How to Choose Colors for Your Data Visualizations

How to Choose Colors for Your Data Visualizations

Color is a major factor in creating effective charts. A good set of colors will highlight the story you want the data to tell, while a poor one will hide or distract from a...