Wrong Tool, Right Tool, More Tools for Visualization

August 2, 2018

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Welcome to the new members-only newsletter: The Process. In this first update, a certain data graphics expert seems to really dislike R, which prompts a look into the visualization tools we use and what one might get out of a bigger toolbox.

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FlowingData is a never-ending source of information, inspiration and instruction in data, visualization and design and Nathan Yau’s approach to exploring these subjects is both technical and familiar, somewhat similar to a discussion of a shared obsession over beers with a friend. Andrew Sánchez Meador

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…the inspiration I needed to start learning to code with a view to building more sophisticated and engaging data visualisations. Paul Campbell