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I’m formulating a plan for inclusion efforts on, with the goal of making this a more diverse (and therefore more valuable and sustainable) social space.

But… I don't know what I'm doing! Please review and comment to me here, or in the doc:


So many spam accounts, so little time. May have to lock down new registrations for a while and clean house.

Amazing narrative video illustration of wealth inequality and a clear explanation of a “wealth tax”:

For those of you who are thinking about diversity, inclusion and representativity in dataviz and what you can do, I wrote a blog post of my experience using an inclusion rider as a speaker at a data-related conference.

Hi, folks! Apparently we are up to ~4,000 users here on Exciting!

I haven't been super active here (busy with lots of projects), but if you are getting something out of it, please consider a donation:

I just upgraded our hosting plan to ~USD$45 per month to handle all your toots. So, yeah, there's no such thing as a free toot. 🍍

Diversity and Inclusion scholarships for under-represented people including but not limited to "race, gender, identity, accessibility needs, socio-economic status, as well as fields of study/employment/participation.". Pass it along to your friends and co-workers!

…and by "best" I mean it was the least shady in terms of privacy practices. It certainly was not the simplest to install.

Recommendation for best ad blocker for Safari and/or Chrome on Mac? (Last I looked into this, uBlock Origin was best, but now it's no longer supported in Safari.)

"My paintings translate words into visual language." So much great data art & inspiration in the paintings by Leslie Roberts: via

i love this program. just wanted to share that with everyone.

Does anyone know of any good resources listing dataviz conferences?

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