I’m doing some form of data visualization learning for 180 days because I need to #JFDI. See post explaining how and why I’m doing this.
Reading and Learning Data Visualization Theoretically/Critically:
Reading Nathan Yau’s book Visualize This
- “Think character development. Every data point has a story behind it in the same way that every character in a book has a past, present, and future There are interactions and relationships between those data points. It’s up you to find them” p. 7
- Always look for two things in data: patterns and relationships p. 8
- Having a graphic in a legend is a good technique to provider broader context p. 14