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Annual Performance Review

I love my work. However, I miss out on great things as a self-employed individual, one of those things being the annual performance review. So, since this was the first…

Cyber Monday Sale at the FlowingData Shop

For today only, everything, and I mean everything (all THREE items) is on sale in the FlowingData shop. Currently available: the Famous Movie Quotes poster, the Chart-Topping Songs poster, and…

Last day to pre-order a song chart poster

Today is the last day to pre-order a song chart poster. Now is the best time to get it, since after this it's probably going to cost like a billion…

Quotes poster updates

For those who ordered a famous quotes poster: I'll be updating the printing and shipping status on this page. I sent the poster to the printers on Friday, approved the…

New members perk: Download all tutorials as ebook

The great thing about online tutorials is that you can access them from anywhere you have an internet connection. The downside is that, unless you download all of the tutorials…

Happy holidays

Checking out for the year. I assume most of you have already, and if not, go on, get out of here. Shoo. Happy holidays. I tip my glass in your…

My data point

It's been continuous tracking and monitoring for the past couple of days and nights, but none of that matters now. We get to bring him home today.…

Data point on the way

I'm at an age where my feed is filled with data points. Every day my friends post about their data points, how precious their data points are, and all the…

Introducing the FlowingData Job Board

If my inbox has taught me anything, it's that there are a lot of data job openings, and there are a lot of qualified people for these jobs. The FlowingData…

Six

FlowingData turned six years old last week. I didn't realize it until after though as I flipped through my calendar. I missed its birthday last year too, and to my…

Comment to win a signed copy of Data Points

It seems like ages since we ran one of these. It's hard to believe Data Points hit the shelves two months ago. (Thank you to everyone who got a copy!)…

I am away from my computer right now. brb.

I'm gonna be out of the country for a while. If all goes according to plan, you won't notice I'm gone, but if it gets quiet all of a sudden…

Other ways to follow FlowingData

With Google Reader closing its doors in July (which stinks because I use it multiple times per day), now is a good time to make a switch. For those who…

Starting a New Stack

There's a corner of my desk reserved for books, notes, papers, and other things I am supposed to read or have written and need to rewrite. Each project I work…

I’m Back

After a couple of weeks of phone-only Internet, I've got my hands on a keyboard again and I'm looking at a screen bigger than four inches. It feels strange, but…

Welcome Kim Rees

I'm going to be away for a couple of weeks, with little to no Internet access most of the time, so I've asked Kim Rees to step in while I'm…

More on the pay gap graphic

A couple weeks ago, I looked at gender pay gap data to see how the differences have changed over the past nine years. This was after seeing Narrow the Gapp…

Introducing FlowingData Membership

It was about five years ago when I got into visualization. Before I actually made anything, I read books and guides that made suggestions and preached a handful of design…

Merry Christmas to you, from FlowingData

Thanks for making this a memorable year, everyone. Happy holidays!…

Visiting Census

I'm visiting the US Census Bureau this week, so there's a good chance there will be a few days I don't post anything. Hopefully not though. I have a couple…

Send your pictures of Visualize This in the wild (and win a goodie)

One of the best parts since the launch of Visualize This has been the pictures that people have sent me of the book in the wild. It makes it feel…

Flowing Datathon updates

Many of you now have Visualize This in your hands and have probably gone through a number of tutorials. Now it's time to put what you've learned into practice. I'm…