One of best ways to learn visualization in any given software is to look at examples and apply to your own data. The R graph gallery helps you with the first part providing plenty of examples and the code snippets to make them. It’s still relatively new, but it should prove useful as it grows (hopefully). [via Revolutions]
R graph gallery
Visualizing the Uncertainty in Data
Data is an abstraction, and it’s impossible to encapsulate everything it represents in real life. So there is uncertainty. Here are ways to visualize the uncertainty.
Years You Have Left to Live, Probably
The individual data points of life are much less predictable than the average. Here’s a simulation that shows you how much time is left on the clock.
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.