Jeffrey Heer, a computer science professor at the University of Washington, provides an overview of building charts for analysis and exploration. It’s an iterative process between acquisition, cleaning, integration, visualization, modeling, presentation, and dissemination. [via @albertocairo]
Constructing charts and graphs
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Least Preferred Sandwich
Which sandwich do people not like the most? The winner: the Cheese and Tomato, if that even counts as an actual sandwich.
Occupation Growth and Decline
We looked at shifts in job distribution over the past several decades, but it was difficult to see by how much each occupation group changed individually. This chart makes the changes more obvious.