Years ago, I took the advice of a famous writer whose name I can’t recall. He suggested that for an idea to be thoroughly examined,..
REVIEW: Be Data Driven by Jordan Morrow
Following up on his first book, which considered data from the individual level, Jordan Morrow’s Be Data Driven looks at harnessing the power of data..
Dreaming of Data
For as long as I can remember, I have struggled with getting a good night’s sleep. I have often gravitated towards staying up late at..
How Long Does It Take to Fall in Love?
Humans have long been curious about the process of dating and finding the right person. Now that we can swipe left and right on the..
Insights Of Their Own: Visualizing Women’s Baseball
Viz by the author.
J. K. Dru
Missing Data: Why Don’t We All Take the 2022 DVS SOTI Survey?
September 2022: the Data Visualization Society is running its annual survey about our diverse and dynamic field. I hope many of us will contribute our data this month, and invite people we know. To request your help on both counts, this article discusses three reasons we might *not* take this survey.
Mary Pat Campbell
Dataviz Horror Story: How I Crashed the Top Exec’s Email
Have you ever made an embarrassing mistake in a data visualization? Did you utterly fail to meet your client’s or boss’s vision? Did you proudly..
REVIEW: Dan Bouk’ Democracy’s Data: The Hidden Stories in the U.S. Census and How to Read Them
The practice of data storytelling often focuses on weaving a narrative by highlighting themes from a dataset. Author Dan Bouk flips this conventional practice on..
Giorgia Lupi & Stefanie Posavec
Dear Nightingale: Paper and NO Pencil?
This article originally appeared in Issue 1 of Nightingale Magazine. Purchase a copy, while supplies last. Paper and no pencil? An analogue data creation challenge!..
Nightingale Editors & Jeremy Singer-Vine
Data Is Plural Visualization Challenge
This article originally appeared in Issue 1 of Nightingale Magazine. Purchase a copy, while supplies last. The Challenge: We’re a community of data visualizers, so let’s do..
Reflections from Graphic Hunters
After seven years of leading Graphic Hunters, Goof van de Winkel’s data visualisation training programme will come to a close this autumn. We had the..
Creating Personas to Identify Yourself in the Community and Data
In this post, I am going to walk you through the process of creating the Data Visualization Society State of the Industry Survey 2021 Challenge..
Mary Aviles, datacitron, Jason Forrest & Claire Santoro
You Asked for It: Nightingale Magazine Issue 1 Alternate Covers
Many Nightingale Magazine readers have expressed appreciation for our first issue cover. We’re delighted with this reception — we love it, too — but, our..
Embracing Mobile to Make Your Data Visualizations More Equitable
Most of us have issues we care deeply about, whether they are large or small, individual or societal. When you think about the issues that..
The Declutter and Focus Concepts – Popular Academic Opinions or Effective Design Principles?
Declutter and focus are two guidelines for creating clear and efficient visualizations. The declutter guideline suggests removing all the non-critical elements of the chart like..
Experimentação Para Gerar Novas Descobertas Em Dataviz
Find the English translation of this article here. Para algumas pessoas, criar uma visualização de dados incrível exige que os astros estejam alinhados. Mas a..
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