Willard C Brinton wrote the first book on data visualisation best practise 100yrs ago. He should be celebrated alongside other visualisation authors such as Tufte, Cairo, Few and Bertin. This tumblr is by Andy Cotgreave (@acotgreave), social content manager at Tableau. Follow the conversation on Twitter with#100yrsOfBrinton. The complete book is available to read on archive.org.
It’s hard to see through a lie unless you stare it right in the face, and what better way to do that than to get our minds dirty and look at some examples of creative and mischievous visual manipulation.
I have gotten a lot better at D3.js development over the past few years, and can trace most of my improvement to coming across a few key tutorials, blogs, books and other resources on the topic. They’ve been a huge help for me, and I’ve gathered a bunch of my favorites in this post to hopefully help others improve their D3 experience.
A community of creative people making sense of complex issues through data and design.
El pasado sábado 14 de marzo estuvo en Deusto Alberto Cairo ofreciendo una charla como parte del Experto en Análisis, Investigación y Comunicación de Datos. Éste es mi resumen, en 3 tweets. Continúa leyendo Resumen (en 3 tweets) de la charla de Alberto Cairo
Visualizations that make no sense.
Filterable collection of the interactive graphic work of the Guardian and the New York Times.
One of the increasingly frequent questions I get asked, particularly by people from a scientific or financial domain, is how to effectively visualise uncertainty of data and of statistics. My response is usually to make suggestions around annotated markings and/or colour gradients to indicate increasing or declining certainties.
This report provides insight and explanation behind the code used to produce the following graphic which is formatted to resemble the illustration provided in Edward Tufte’s classic book Visual Display of Quantitative Information, 2nd Ed. (page 30).