Hey I'm working a list of "Data Viz dos and don't s"

So far I've collected a few points from Edward Tufte:
- Y-Axis should start a 0
- Check the "Lie Factor": size of a graphic effect divided by the size the effect in the data, it should be close to 1
- "Chart chunk" aka. "Data-to-Ink" ratio: don't use any unnecessary elements which distract from the communication of the data

What else to add?

I created some charts, maps & tables that show the numbers in ...more relative terms. I'm curious what you all think:

👉 Charts I should still build?
👉 Charts I should remove because they're irresponsible?
👉 Data sources I should consider?

blog.datawrapper.de/coronaviru

Hey anyone knows a nice starting point to get my feet wet with observable?

Hey everyone, what are good DataViz (online) ?
Not data science, I found many of them, I'm looking specific for .
Can you share your experience?
Thanks a lot.

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I built a Datawrapper chart that doesn't look like a Datawrapper chart anymore 🤔

This is also the last Weekly Chart that I wrote...weekly. Starting next week, all of us start charting & writing. I explain the reasons here: blog.datawrapper.de/weekly-cha

I updated the palette helper I made 5 years ago! Lots of new features:
- quick-editing of input colors
- added charts for saturation+hue
- added colorblind check and simulator
- fixed url serialization bug

Happy coloring!

gka.github.io/palettes/

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I thought it's fun to document my process in the following tweets:

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I've released the Game Deru, it's an , for two players. It's purely cooperative and designed as a couch co-op experience.
Since you guys are interested in , it might be something for you :D

Here is the trailer:
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I've been working four years on it by now, read a bit more here:
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NEW POST: Some of the very best data visualisation stuff discovered during July 2018 visualisingdata.com/2018/10/be features this piece by National Geographic

👁️ if you gaze into a sunburst chart long enough, the sunburst chart will also gaze back into you 👁️

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