Posts Tagged ‘ Color ’

Three pies and a bar: serving visual goodness

October 24, 2017
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Three pies and a bar: serving visual goodness

Kaiser Fung, founder of JunkCharts and Principal Analytics Prep, simplifies and clarifies a Washington Post pie chart about friends and party affiliation.

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Lop-sided precincts, a visual exploration

October 17, 2017
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Lop-sided precincts, a visual exploration

Kaiser Fung, founder of Junk Charts, a leading data visualization blog, and Principal Analytics Prep, a premier data analytics bootcamp, discusses and remakes a Washington Post chart showing lop-sided precincts in the 2016 U.S. Presidential elections.

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Getting into the head of the chart designer

September 19, 2017
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Getting into the head of the chart designer

Kaiser Fung, creator of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, shows that maps are not the only way to deliver insights about geographical data.

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A long view of hurricanes

September 15, 2017
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A long view of hurricanes

Kaiser Fung, founder of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, discusses a nice chart showing 30 years of hurricanes in the Atlantic.

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The salaries are attractive but the chart isn’t

August 29, 2017
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The salaries are attractive but the chart isn’t

Kaiser Fung, founder of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, was impressed by the salaries but not by the visualization of engineering salaries in an IEEE journal.

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Another simple Excel chart needs help

July 24, 2017
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Another simple Excel chart needs help

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep and Junk Charts, takes apart an Elon Musk chart, created using some Excel defaults.

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This one takes time to make, takes even more time to read

July 18, 2017
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This one takes time to make, takes even more time to read

Kaiser Fung, creator of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, explains why this Wired chart about Netflix viewing behavior is so hard to read, and offers an alternative focusing on a particular insight about the data

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The art of arranging bars

July 12, 2017
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The art of arranging bars

Kaiser Fung, founder of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, shows how to introduce variety into bar charts via colors, sort order and orientation.

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Wheel of fortune without prizes: the negative report about negativity

July 6, 2017
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Wheel of fortune without prizes: the negative report about negativity

Kaiser Fung, creator of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, re-makes a pair of pie charts that illustrate media coverage in Trump's first 100 days

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Some like it packed, some like it piled, and some like it wrapped

June 16, 2017
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Some like it packed, some like it piled, and some like it wrapped

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep and Junk Charts, discusses chart innovations by Stephen Few and the Human-Computer Interaction Lab at the University of Maryland.

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