Day 110 of 180 Days of Data Viz Learning #jfdi

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

272-286 Spotting Differences

Three Takeaways:

  • Google and many other services provide APIs for geocoding p 273
  • Drawing lines (and then adding layers of encoding on them) with map regions can be an interesting way to draw connections p 282
  • Sized circles and coloring regions by data are among most common ways data is plotted over maps p 286

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