Mikhail Popov, a data scientist at the Wikimedia Foundation, led a workshop on visualization literacy recently. A short guide from that workshop is now freely available online.
Beginner’s guide to visualization literacy
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Percentage of People Who Married, Given Your Age
Or, given your age, the percentage of fish left in the sea. Here’s a chart.
What Makes People the Most Happy
It’s in the details of 100,000 moments. I analyzed the crowd-sourced corpus to see what brought the most smiles.
Chart of Cousins
For every family get-together I go to, it seems there are more kids running around. I know that they are related to me somehow, but what do I call them? Maybe this chart will help next time.