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A Familiar Chart with a Twist (The Process #33)

March 21, 2019

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There’s a new hotness in chart town. It’s a bar chart. But it moves to show rankings over time. How could it be that something that takes longer to watch, which means it was visually less efficient than the alternatives, be the better choice?

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Chart Type Used

Bar Chart Race