The scales for what qualifies as pretty and useful change depending on the application and purpose, but you always aim for the same quadrant. The best data graphics come from those who are able to find the right balance between aesthetics and utility.
Target for charting excellence
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Data Underload #3 – The Resolution Cycle
Late at night, the new year’s resolution longed for a straight line.
When is Dinner, by State
These are the states that eat dinner the earliest and latest, along with everyone else in between.
Burger Place Geography
After looking at pizza places, coffee, and grocery stores, I had to look at burger chains across the country. The data was just sitting there.