Three Questions with… Nadieh Bremer and Shirley Wu
This content originally appeared as part of The ‘Gale newsletter. Perfectly timed to align with Nightingale’s Data Sensification Week, we have some exciting, tactile news:..
Where Data Meets Literacy: A Review of Richard Brath’s “Visualizing with Text”
What do a dictionary entry, the Electoral House of Bavaria’s family tree, and Compact Rectangular Euler Diagrams have in common? These are among the dozens..
Three Questions with… Simon Rogers
This content originally appeared as part of The ‘Gale newsletter. This week we’re chatting with Simon Rogers, a data journalist and data editor at Google News..
Three Questions with… Peter Grundy
This content originally appeared as part of The ‘Gale newsletter. This installment of “Three Questions With …” features 40-year design veteran Peter Grundy, a London-based..
Peter Grundy on Informative, Fun, and Elegant Design
Learn how Peter Grundy, 40-year information design veteran, educates his audience through cheery, simple illustrations.
REVIEW: A Guided Virtual Tour of ‘Data Visualization and the Modern Imagination’
Like inventors, explorers, and philosophers, data visualizers have honed their craft through experimentation, abject failure, breakthrough moments, pushing boundaries, and by standing on the shoulders..
Three Questions with… RJ Andrews
This content originally appeared as part of The ‘Gale newsletter. On September 25, 2020, the virtual doors of the Stanford Libraries’ swung open to reveal the..
Constructing a Career in Dataviz: Finding Success
My father grew up on a farm in rural Kansas. His father and grandfather were both builders, and growing up on the farm, he gained..
Three Questions with… Stefanie Posavec and Miriam Quick
This content originally appeared as part of The ‘Gale newsletter. This issue’s installment of “Three Questions With …” is a double feature! Today we’re chatting..
Constructing a Career in Data Visualization: The How
In my first essay, I touted my status as a “self-taught” designer and developer — this was a lie. Or rather, a mischaracterization, for almost no..
Thoughtful Design: The Power of Naive Optimism
I hope that I am raising my three children to be inquisitive, innovative thinkers (and also good humans!). Design thinking was not a capital-T Thing..
Why Should Non-Profits Add Data Visualisation to their Communication Toolkit?
After the corporate sector and journalism, non-profit organisations are slowly starting to put their data to use and visualise it—for example, using numbers, maps, and..
Constructing a Career in Dataviz: Getting Started
In 1984, when my parents were searching for their first home together, my dad decided the best solution — given their limited budget — was..
Data Visualization As an Act of Witnessing
In late 2016, I read an article by Michael Brennan, principal of Detroit-based, nonprofit design firm Civilla, in the Harvard Business Review. I was haunted by this line: “I..
Racial Bias in Code and Data: An Interview with Alex Garcia
As a young data journalist, I was advised to attend NICAR — an annual data journalism conference organized by Investigative Editors and Reporters and their suborganization, the National..
How I Became Myself Again: What Writing Did for My Self-Worth in 2019
I love year-end lists not only to learn about the best movies, books, articles, and events of the previous year but also because I really..
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