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Think I'm going to spend a bit of time getting used to this place and the different timeline features before I work out and pursue a 'follow' strategy

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Hey @andykirk’s short film “The Malofiej Experience” is really great to watch, if you’re like me and haven’t been able to spare a week plus travel time to go to Pamplona: visualisingdata.com/2018/03/ne

NEW POST: Announcing a new online course, offered by @SAGEOceanTweets: "An Introduction to Data Visualisation", open to anyone, anywhere visualisingdata.com/2018/04/an

Here's my (delayed) latest monthly round-up of the best data visualisation stuff found during January visualisingdata.com/2018/04/be (posted image, work by @smallmultiples)

A version of 'The Malofiej Experience' film has now been published with English subtitles visualisingdata.com/2018/03/ne

Having been shown at last night's closing session @malofiej I'm now delighted to publicly publish the film I produced with Matt Knott, "THE MALOFIEJ EXPERIENCE" visualisingdata.com/2018/03/ne

Hi Mastodonians, I'm very inactive on here at the moment for two primary reasons:

1) Unbelievably and unsustainably busy, hoping somethings gives in three weeks

2) I still don't know how I intend to use this place and how to fit visiting, reading and contributing alongside the other places.

More enlightening updates when they reach me...

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“Strange Bird” is a new podcast “about the data behind our everyday lives with Mona Chalabi.”

And it’s published through a new UI by the Guardian Mobile Lab — part audio player, part chatbot, part photo viewer. It includes lots of charts, too!

gdnmobilelab.com/strangebird/

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NEW POST: (Yet) another appearance with @jschwabish on the @policyviz podcast. In this episode we chat about our experiences of the Camp, live from Facebook HQ visualisingdata.com/2018/02/po vis.social/media/VuaGrUi4FGa4e

NEW POST: Closing the curtain on 2017, here's my final monthly roundup of the best visualisation content discovered during December 2017
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(ok, I'm cross-posting from 🐦 but this seems important) We hear about color blindness, but what about dyslexia? Anyone avoiding italics based on research like this? 10% of people would be dyslexic; that's more than color blindness. blog.dyslexia.com/good-fonts-f

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Some of you may find this interesting: datapitch.eu/

"Data Pitch is a EU-funded open innovation programme bringing together corporate and public-sector organisations that have data with startups and SMEs that work with data."

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Hey y'all, I am *very* excited to launch a new Datawrapper feature today:

We added an integrated color blindness simulation and *automated color checking*!

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Here's the blog post explaining it all blog.datawrapper.de/colorblind

Any folks on here attending the Social Science Foo Camp at Facebook tomorrow (and over weekend)?

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'What is on your mind?' this panel asks. Well, Mastodon, I'm musing about how to use you. I don't see you as a replacement for Twiller and Bookface, rather a complementary space, but I'm not sure what that actually means just yet. Hard-core DV people here, more a wider hobbyist/passer-by audience out there? I also don't yet know what my follow strategy will be, too many interesting people already. As I say, I'm just musing out loud...

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Started turning some of my data visuals into 3d prints. Thought I'd share! This is a density map of where baseballs are hit on the field

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I'm not great at asking for money, so here I go: Scroll all the way down to the bottom of… vis.social/about/more