Visualization is still a relatively young field, so people learn about and how to visualize data in a lot of different ways. For instance, there weren’t any visualization-specific courses when I was in school, so I picked up a lot ad hoc. Alli Torban, looking at responses to the 2018 Data Visualization Survey, shows how others learned. The top three: examples, collaboration with those more skilled, and books.
How practitioners learned data visualization
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Shifts in How Couples Meet, Online Takes the Top
How do couples meet now and how has it changed over the years? Watch the rankings play out over six decades.
Toilet Paper Calculator
Maybe you’re starting to run low. Here’s how much you’ll need when you go to restock.
A Day in the Life: Women and Men
Using the past couple of years of data from the American Time Use Survey, I simulated a working day for men and women to see how schedules differ. Watch it play out in this animation.