xkcd reading my mind somehow as usual. Not all state word maps are bad. But most of them are.
xkcd: Words in every state map
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.
How to Spot Visualization Lies
Many charts don’t tell the truth. This is a simple guide to spotting them.
Real Chart Rules to Follow
There are rules—usually for specific chart types meant to be read in a specific way—that you shouldn’t break. When they are, everyone loses. This is that small handful.