Data can be fact and analytical. It can help you make objective decisions. Data can also evoke the feels, helping you understand and relate to something that used to be foreign. Lisa Charlotte Rost, currently a Knight-Mozilla OpenNews fellow at NPR, makes the case in this talk.
Data with the feels
How We Spend Our Money, a Breakdown
We know spending changes when you have more money. Here’s by how much.
One Dataset, Visualized 25 Ways
“Let the data speak” they say. But what happens when the data rambles on and on?
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.