1 min read · Jul 26th · View the conversation live on YouTube . The panelists will talk about but moving beyond color accessibility, and answer questions submitted by general members. Panelists: Frank Elavsky - Frank is a…
7 min read · Aug 28th · Data viz has reached the masses. Don’t mistake that for proficiency.
here are a few pointers, courtesy of Shander and Wexler, for how to go about instilling a data viz-friendly culture throughout your company. Expose people to “gateway” visualizations. Strike a balance of complexity. Explain (a bit) about cognitive processing. Stress the importance of intentional choices. Teach caution with colors — and in general. Consider a data-visualization style guide
STRIKE A BALANCE OF COMPLEXITY Any data-viz literacy effort would need to include an overview of visualization types. There are a number of quality catalogs available to leverage (like the Data Visualisation Catalogue and Tableau’s Data Visualization Glossary.) Still, how deep exactly to delve can be a tricky consideration
~11 min read · Jul 19th · Over the years, many ideas have emerged from the dorm rooms at Stanford University, but not all of them evolve into billion dollar companies. Snapchat, however, has beaten the odds. The company’s…
8 min read · Jun 7th · Since Facebook and Twitter banned him, Donald J. Trump, the former president, has posted statements online far less often. But some of his statements have traveled just as far and wide on social…
2 min read · Mar 29th · The Prince, The Canterbury Tales, The Communist Manifesto, The Souls of Black Folk, The Elements of Style: we've read all these, of course. Or at least we've read most of them (one or two for sure),…
3 min read · May 18th · Nightingale was a fierce advocate of public health—and she used sophisticated graphic design to make her case.
Her ability to compose eye-catching, understandable, and persuasive charts that depicted things such as soldier mortality rates grabbed the attention of the queen and Parliament and pushed officials to require more sanitary treatment conditions, saving lives in the process.