I scraped my inbox when I got a bunch of emails on Cyber Monday. It seemed like a lot, but I wondered by how much. It was about five times more than usual, which is a bigger shock to the system when volume a few days before on Thanksgiving was nearly zero.
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How to Make Unit Charts with Icon Images in R
Make the unit chart less abstract with icons that represent the data, or use this in place of a bar chart.
How to Make a Connected Scatter Plot
The combination of a time series chart and a scatter plot lets you compare two variables along with temporal changes.
How to Customize Axes in R
For presentation purposes, it can be useful to adjust the style of your axes and reference lines for readability. It’s all about the details.
One Dataset, Visualized 25 Ways
“Let the data speak” they say. But what happens when the data rambles on and on?
Unemployment in America, Mapped Over Time
Watch the regional changes across the country from 1990 to 2016.
Think Like a Statistician – Without the Math
I call myself a statistician, because, well, I’m a statistics graduate student. However, the most important things I’ve learned are less formal, but have proven extremely useful when working/playing with data.