Posts Tagged ‘ Pie chart ’

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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Details, details, details: giving Zillow a pie treatment

August 22, 2017
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Details, details, details: giving Zillow a pie treatment

Kaiser Fung, founder of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, takes a detailed look at a Zillow chart, showing underwater homes and delinquent mortgages. Surprisingly, pie charts work well here.

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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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Unintentional deception of area expansion #bigdata #piechart

June 14, 2017
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Unintentional deception of area expansion #bigdata #piechart

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, deconstructs a visualization of Big Data adoption in industry

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Making the world a richer place #onelesspie #PiDay

March 14, 2017
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Making the world a richer place #onelesspie #PiDay

Xan Gregg and I have been at it for a number of years. To celebrate Pi Day today, I am ridding the world of one pie chart. Here is a pie chart that is found on Wikipedia: Here is the...

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Light entertainment: We’re very sorry but this is NOT a pie chart

March 9, 2017
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Light entertainment: We’re very sorry but this is NOT a pie chart

Someone at YouGov learned an important lesson in what not to do in #dataviz... (Tip from Rob M. via Twitter) The tweet storm it unleashed was not worth the cute idea. Here are their tweets:

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First ask the right question: the data scientist edition

March 31, 2016
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First ask the right question: the data scientist edition

A reader didn't like this graphic in the Wall Street Journal: One could turn every panel into a bar chart but unfortunately, the situation does not improve much. Some charts just can't be fixed by altering the visual design. The...

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Light entertainment: March Madness and Wheel of Fortune

March 18, 2016
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Light entertainment: March Madness and Wheel of Fortune

March Madness (via Business Insider): Wheel of Fortune:

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Which way to die, the Bard asked #onelesspie

March 14, 2016
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Which way to die, the Bard asked #onelesspie

Happy Pi Day! In honor of Xan Gregg, I take aim at another pie chart today. This monstrosity was found on Vox (link): The data pose a major challenge here: almost all the numbers are equal to one. This could...

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"To Pie or Not To Pie" That is the question! Graph theory

March 2, 2016
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"To Pie or Not To Pie" That is the question! Graph theory

In several recent posts I have attempted to convey the nature of how the current primary season is funded (on the Democratic side). In order to assist in conveying this information I have employed several different analytical angles and graphical strat...

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