New article! I wrote down the Excel techniques & formulas I use the most to clean up data sets (so that I can use them for ). Which techniques are you using all the time? Which ones did I miss? Which ones should I add?

Who wants to become my coworker? We're twelve people who help the world create better . You could be one of us:

What are your favorite tiny tools when working with data?

Here are three examples: to get the data out of d3 visualizations convert CSV to JSON input country name, output country codes (by

🤑 Weekly Chart! For the Datawrapper blog I wrote a thing about global warming, capitalism, and log scales.

🎉🎉🎉 I'm super happy to introduce you to my new website:

→ all the talks I've given
→ all articles I've written (incl. the best ones!)
→ some I designed

Here I explain why & how I built it:

Until the end of August, the will work through "Observe, Collect, Draw!" by & I wrote about why you should join us here:

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

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:


Hi! Do you want to work with me every single day? (Well, 4 days a week.) Do you want to live in a world in which more people create beautiful charts? Do you like improving metrics, testing, and writing about ?


I just came home after two weeks of vacation – and immediately had the pleasure to read two great Weekly Charts by &

Week 1:
Week 2:

Makes me so happy to read them. Thank you, Simon and Fabian!

After more than a year (!), I finally wrote another episode of the "What to consider..."-series. This time I talk about the do's and don'ts of using tables within articles:

Arrow plots with tooltips 😍 I think the visual design could be a bit better executed (colors, typo, symbols), but I'm in love with the idea. By, via

A beautiful venue, inspiring talks, awesome sketchnotes (thank you,!), meeting lots of new people – what a great, great conference 2019 here in Finland! Thanks for having me, and thanks for the flawless organization.

Happening right now: A discussion about "Factfulness", hosted by With lots of awesome opinions. Watch or participate here:

Right now in the We discuss's "Factfulness" and got joined by from, who asks us an important question.

If you have answers & ideas, come here:

Even if you don't speak German, have a look at that beauty by

It has everything:
😍 animated maps with annotation
😍 small multiples
😍 zoomed in line charts
😍 beautiful dot circles

The best interactive story I've seen lately.

I had some fun looking for examples of callout lines in news graphics for a new post: Thanks to,, graphics team and especially for using so many great swoopy & straight lines pointing to things!

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