Surely best to round the labels but not the underlying data? The misaligned top is doing my head in. (Or am I missing something?)
From the usually fantastic fivethirtyeight.
Putting together a somewhat-regular datavis newsletter for my public policy office.
The goal is to encourage better story-telling with data, and I couldn’t think of a better group to ask: what are your favourite examples of data visualisation to convey a story?
Would love to hear from you all (self entries encouraged)
The (wonderful!) “introduction to machine learning” site by r2d3 had a similar style.
The NYT piece “The Follower Factory” is a wonderful example of introducing a reader (viewer? consumer?) to a somewhat conceptually complex vis. Building up a scatter dot-by-dot while telling the story. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/01/27/technology/social-media-bots.html
Has anyone here used this style before? Would love to see further examples.
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