I'm writing Fair Warning - a newsletter about data journalism & visualisation - and almost ready to send out. I'm two people away from 800 subscribers which is very weird but awesome. Sign up here https://www.getrevue.co/profile/FairWarning
Please take a moment and fill out the 2018 Data Visualization Survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSft5kH866hkyVbxqe8Cl7mJDBLbpy5aWIHmYP5ztdO8RDattg/viewform
Elijah Meeks did this last year, and provide lots of good insights and discussions around the data viz industry
(what i need is a 'like'/'favourite' button, but which acknowledges that I really like the visualistion, but the subject matter makes me sad)
Interesting chart from Washington Post, a circle beeswarm, with circle packing within each parent node. https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2018/local/school-shootings-database/
I’m formulating a plan for inclusion efforts on vis.social, 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:
I'm starting a data comic strip - here is Comic #1. Supplement at https://medium.com/@Matt1Hong/how-americans-spend-each-day-a-data-comic-51817f910dd7 https://vis.social/media/L_bqtURXLdUIpNnW4HA
dual axes can be good, right? they work here ok https://vis.social/media/lJ0t7qEC9Hx9CS9FhDQ
currently working on an MS implemention, and read this doozy on the MS website on "Common myths of reporting":
"Myth #3: Developers are good at creating visually compelling designs.
In reality, developers are the often the worst offenders when it comes to producing elegant design layouts that will appeal to the customer’s aesthetic preferences."
I'm Tom, from NZ. Glad to be here!
Business analyst, who does dataviz on the job or on the side, in Christchurch, New Zealand
vis.social is an open social platform for creative people, especially anyone in sciArt, data, visualization, creative coding, and related arts and research. English is the common language of the instance.