Day 146 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.

Code Learning:

*Accomplishment at work today, created Scatterplot matrix, Time Series, Area Chart.

Reading and Learning Data Visualization Theoretically/Critically:

The Functional Art: An Introduction to Information Graphics and Visualization by Alberto Cairo

p 283-304 Germanic Precision + Visualization in Academia

Three Takeaways

  • “One of the key skills an infographics designer should develop is an eye for identifying when a story can be better told through visuals” p 287
  • Think of new ways to combine timelines with different panels p 296
  • Use cartography in comparative timeline

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