How to have an idea

Oct 24, 2010

Designer Frank Chimero describes how to have an idea with back-of-the-napkin sketches. “Creative people romanticize mistakes and process. But there is no process if you don’t start. No one crumples a blank sheet of paper.”

3 Comments

Favorites

This is an American Workday, By Occupation

I simulated a day for employed Americans to see when and where they work.

Think Like a Statistician – Without the Math

I call myself a statistician, because, well, I’m a statistics graduate student. However, the most important things I’ve learned are less formal, but have proven extremely useful when working/playing with data.

One Dataset, Visualized 25 Ways

“Let the data speak” they say. But what happens when the data rambles on and on?

Reviving the Statistical Atlas of the United States with New Data

Due to budget cuts, there is no plan for an updated atlas. So I recreated the original 1870 Atlas using today’s publicly available data.