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 #8 – Unsolicited
A few months back, the Caltrans Performance Measurement System (PeMS) …
How Much Alcohol Americans Drink
Most people have one or two drinks on average, but some consume much more.
When People Find a New Job
Looking at the 100 most common jobs people switched to, a timeline comes into view when we adjust the relative switch rates by age.