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When I Switched Visualization Tools

Welcome to The Process, where we look closer at how the charts get made. This is issue #247. I’m Nathan Yau, and with new tools popping up, I’ve been looking back at my own preferences over the years, specifically when I switched from what I was comfortable with to something I had no clue about. Maybe it’s time to add another tool to the set?

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