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What Makes A Good Data Visualization? Hi there. I’m David McCandless, creator of this site and author of two infographic mega-tomes, Information is Beautiful (2009) and Knowledge is Beautiful (2014). I’ve created a lot of data and information visualizations. feltron Mapping Neighborhoods in Boston, San Francisco and New York. Hand-drawn animation of 43 years of the Sun’s weather. (via kottke) Visualization: Geochart - Google Charts var chart = new google.visualization.GeoChart(document.getElementById('geochart-colors')); chart.draw(data, options); }; </script> </head> <body> <div id="geochart-colors" style="width: 700px; height: 433px;"></div> </body></html> 7 Data Visualization Tools That Anyone Can Use - Cision Some of the most exciting content being published today includes some sort of data visualization. More than just charts or graphs, today’s tools allow journalists and communication professionals to provide interactive content in very customizable and visually pleasing ways. Great data visualization often times requires coding, and coding is not a skill set that everyone shares.

How to Find the Right Chart Type for your Numeric Data 22 Feb 2016 Charts help you visualize numeric data in a graphical format but the problem is there are just too many types of charts to choose from. This diagram will help you pick the right chart for your data type. Why Tufte is Wrong about Pie Charts Some critics have come crashing down hard on pie charts. Edward Tufte says “the only thing worse than a pie chart is several of them.” Stephen Few says “save the pies for dessert“. Cole Nussbaumer says “Death to pie charts.” Well, they are all wrong. Mike Bostock December 27, 2014Mapping Every Path to the N.F.L. Playoffs December 20, 2014How Each Team Can Make the N.F.L. Playoffs

Data Visualisation Our latest project launched today on many leading newspapers around the world. “First World War” is an interactive documentary created in partnership with the Guardian to mark the centenary of the Great War. The project aims to give a global perspective on an imperial war that involved in soldiers from all over the world – from India and New Zealand to the US and Canada. Available in seven languages, it launches today on the Guardian and partner outlets such as El Pais, Le Monde, Süddeutsche Zeitung and La Stampa.