I’m doing some form of data visualization learning for 180 days because I need to #JFDI.
Reading and Learning Data Visualization Theoretically/Critically:
Three Takeaways Today
- “Designers speak of objects as having affordances- characteristics that reveal how they’re supposed to be used and make them easy to use in those ways. A teapot has a handle. A door that you need to push has a push-plate. The design of an object should, in and of itself suggest how the object should be used.” p 5
- Don’t forget about reference lines p 6
- Tables and graphs in quant biz data have four uses: analyzing, communicating, monitoring, planning, be cognizant of what you’re working on and the goal p 10