REVIEW: Michelle Rial’s New Book, Maybe This Will Help, Feels Like a Hug From a Friend (With Charts!!)
If there’s one thing that the last 18 months have shown us, it’s that we are all Going Through Some Stuff. Maybe that’s dealing with..
REVIEW: “Data Visualization: Storytelling” on LinkedIn Learning
After decades of dancing between a natural affinity for engineering and an insatiable obsession with visual aesthetics, I’ve recently landed in the professional field of..
Marilia Ferreira da Cunha
REVIEW: “Data Visualization and Information Design: Create a Visual Model,” a Domestika course by Federica Fragapane
If you are reading Nightingale, there is a chance you have just discovered the world of data visualization and information design. If that is the..
Information Design for the Common Good: Behind the Scenes with Author Courtney Marchese
As an environmental analyst, I spend an inordinate amount of time thinking about how to use information design to help solve societal problems. I think..
REVIEW: Mapping Affinities by Dario Rodighiero
Influence has consequential implications. Consider Wharton marketing professor Jonah Berger’s findings from his book, Contagious: “A word-of-mouth conversation by a new customer leads to an..
REVIEW: Data Vis Book Club
Historically, I’ve been great at buying books to stage my shelves, but less good at reading them. In 2021, I’ve made a conscious effort to..
Ars Memorativa as the Genesis of Information Design: A Conversation with Manuel Lima
Manuel Lima is one of the most prominent figures of data visualization since the publication of Visual Complexity (Lima 2011). In this conversation, Manuel Lima traces..
REVIEW: Data + Diversity-Exploring the Data Visualizations of W.E.B. Du Bois
I identify as “new to data.” So, when I attended Tableau’s February Data + Diversity talk, I was totally sending out imposter syndrome vibes. In..
REVIEW: Evergreen Data Academy
Two years ago, I didn’t even know that data visualization was a thing. I had just started a new job where I was asked to..
REVIEW: Hands-on Data Visualization
As a community-taught dataviz designer, I love digging into the craft of turning data into narrative and finding new ways to combat the dataviz equivalent..
REVIEW: Julie Mehretu, New Museum of American Art
We are all conglomerations of our influences, remembrances, and fascinations but few artists have assembled them on as vast a scale as Julie Mehretu. The..
Generating Data Action: How an MIT Professor Hopes Data Can Empower Civic Change
Technology, applied responsibly, has the potential to drive social change. Public tech, sometimes called gov-tech, can connect and mobilize people, improve city experiences, and reduce government..
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..
Avoiding Data Pitfalls — an Interview With Ben Jones
We caught up with Ben Jones, the founder and CEO of Data Literacy, and spoke to him about his recent book, Avoiding Data Pitfalls. Ben’s book..
Data-Driven Storytelling: A Short Review
Researching how to leverage visual storytelling for medical imaging data analysis, I was looking for a road map to obtain a more structured and solid..
Encode 2019: Our Round-up of Round-ups
Last month, the inaugural Encode conference took place in London. The conference focused on the pillars of design, education, and journalism within data visualisation. A..
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