Mark Johnstone uses a cake metaphor to represent data, presentation, and what you gain. Does the metaphor work? Sound off in the comments below.
Open thread: Data as cake and frosting?
Reviving the Statistical Atlas of the United States with New Data
Due to budget cuts, there is no plan for an updated atlas. So I recreated the original 1870 Atlas using today’s publicly available data.
How We Spend Our Money, a Breakdown
We know spending changes when you have more money. Here’s by how much.
How to Spot Visualization Lies
Many charts don’t tell the truth. This is a simple guide to spotting them.