Honest assessment of charting mistakes by the Economist https://medium.economist.com/mistakes-weve-drawn-a-few-8cdd8a42d368
Had a nice train ride from Madrid to Pamplona with Alberto Cairo. We had good discussion about the Data Vis Society, Datawrapper, Flourish, and the good life in Miami. Saw a preview of his new book (https://junkcharts.typepad.com/junk_charts/2019/03/book-preview-how-charts-lie-by-alberto-cairo.html)! But then he fell asleep, recovering from his transatlantic flight..
And today I forked Adams chart to use Loess regression instead of the linear model, because I thought temperature isn't increasing linearly (but maybe exponentially?)
A few days ago @1wheel made a nice version of the chart that also shows the individual temperatures as points + linear trend lines
As powerful as a social network diagram can be https://static01.nyt.com/images/2019/01/26/nytfrontpage/scan.pdf
Seven years ago, Datawrapper started as a paper sketch by Mirko Lorenz. Can't believe we're now a company of 11 people and 100% self-funded! I'm incredibly happy to be working with this team every day! Thanks to our customers for making this possible! ❤️ https://www.datawrapper.de/about-us/
so close! 🙏 https://thecorrespondent.com?ref=33beac5b
In light of the FusionTables shut-down announcement yesterday we need to think about the durability and sustainability of online data journalism -- especially the interactive pieces.
The Guardian "warlogs" interactive from 2010 is 404ing and embedded FusionTables are already down https://www.theguardian.com/warlogs
The "dark age of data journalism" seems to be here already https://www.vox.com/2015/11/9/9623002/data-journalism-archive
"Hi! I'm a notification"
look at these few lines of JS code to see how easy it is to make a pie chart in D3
data > Array(18) [Object, Object, Object,...]
format > ƒ m(t)
color > ƒ i(i)
This week is launch week at #Datawrapper 🙏
“Let’s make this boring bar chart a little bit more fancy by using horrible colors and distorting it” 😖 https://vis.social/media/6ipWY5bWzc-68xd9B6U
Yay, the fantastic hand-drawn North American Continent #map by Anton Thomas is 99.9% complete, after four years of work (!). Can't wait to see this hanging on a wall nearby... https://www.antonthomasart.com/the-north-american-continent.html
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