OpenVis Conf talks all online

Posted to Visualization  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

If you’re looking for a knowledge bomb during your lunch breaks, the OpenVis Conf talks from this year are all online. Naturally, you can sift through the talks with a visual interface that gives you a good idea of what each talk is about before you get into it. Nice.

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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.

The Changing American Diet

See what we ate on an average day, for the past several decades.

Graphical perception – learn the fundamentals first

Before you dive into the advanced stuff – like just about everything in your life – you have to learn the fundamentals before you know when you can break the rules.

The Most Unisex Names in US History

Moving on from the most trendy names in US history, let’s look at the most unisex ones. Some names have …