Bring the Heat

Scenario: Your chilling at home one evening scrolling through Twitter when you read an interesting tweet. Something about that tweet piques your interest and if you're a #dataviz person like me, your first thought is "how can I visualize this?" then you might ask yourself "does data exist?" or "how hard would it be to... Continue Reading →

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Tourism Density

For week 24 of #MakeoverMonday, we're looking at Tourism Density for select countries around the world. The data comes to us from Intrepid Travel. Here's how they originally visualized this data: What works well I like the panel/grid look They did a good job separating the two categories of countries There's a lot of text... Continue Reading →

INRIX Traffic Scorecard

For week 20 of #MakeoverMonday, we're looking at traffic data. Europe traffic data to be specific. Check out the original below: What works well Title Axis is labeled Contextual notes are footnoted Columns are easy to read What could be improved I'm constantly confused by the colors, I keep looking for a legend only to... Continue Reading →

#VisualizeNoMalaria

Week 16 of #MakeoverMonday was a special one. Eva and Andy were doing a live makeover session at the London Tableau User Group. The fine folks who run that group, Sarah Bartlett & Pablo Gomez, decided to live stream the event! So after figuring out the time difference and clearing my schedule, I was able... Continue Reading →

Arctic ice is getting hot, hot, hot!

For week 15, we're looking at a very topical dataset. The National Snow & Ice Data Center has taken daily sea ice coverage measurements dating back to the late 1970's. Recently, they created the visual below from the data: What works well The time to insight is very low with this visual. I know exactly... Continue Reading →

Worldwide Wine Production

After a small hiatus, I'm back. It was a good break but I'm excited to get back into this. It's week 14 of #MakeoverMonday and we're taking a look this chart and table on Worldwide Wine Production   What works well The title is good The units are shown. They are explained earlier in the PDF... Continue Reading →

Beautiful Billboard Bar Charts

It's March which means it's time for another #SWDChallenge from Cole Knaflic, author of the widely popular "Storytelling With Data" book and blog. Each month in 2018, Cole challenges the dataviz community to create a visualization following a specific theme. This month, the challenge is bar charts. Bar charts are simple and probably the most... Continue Reading →

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