Building a thriving data visualization community

There’s a verse in Proverbs of the Tanakh that goes like this: As iron sharpens…

A First Look at Google Data Studio

{Note: for another example of a website stats dashboard made with Google Data Studio, see…

Sports Viz: The Top International Goal Scorers

Hi all, It has been a while since I posted here. This one’s just for…

A First Look at Simple Chart-Builder Atlas

Hi all, Just a quick note in case you didn’t see the announcement that digital…

How to Embed Google Trends in a Tableau Dashboard

This blog post shows how to marry two free online data tools: Tableau Public and…

The Design of Everyday Visualizations

I’ve been educated and inspired recently by the best selling design classic “The Design of Everyday…

Gun Homicides vs. Gun Suicides in the US

Nelson Davis, Matt Chambers and Alex Duke have formed the Reviz Project which you can…

To Optimize or to Satisfice in Data Visualization?

Q: In data visualization, is there a single “best” way to visualize data in a…

When Memorability Matters: Another Practitioner’s View

The following comments are in response to Stephen Few’s recent newsletter entitled “Information Visualization Research…

For Fun: Happy Fibonacci Day!

It seems there’s a day for everything, right. National Cashew Day (you guessed it, that’s…