When you don’t know where to start with a dataset, try to come up with a question. It’ll point you in the direction you want to go, as this guide by Frédérik Ruys shows you. [via @maartenzam]
Visualization choice depends on the data and the questions
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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.
Shifting Incomes for Young People
Compare incomes for young people from the Millennial generation and the baby boomer generation.
How Different Income Groups Spend Money
After living expenses, where does the money go, and how does it change when you have more cash available?