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Writing a Book About Visualization

Hi, I’m Nathan Yau. This is The Process, the newsletter for FlowingData members that looks closer at how the charts get made. I wrote the first edition of Visualize This when I was still in school, and after a decade and a half of analyzing and visualizing data, I thought, “It’s time for a second edition.”

Reading the words of my younger self and revisiting that guy’s process was… educational. It was like reading an old diary. You recognize the person behind the words and remember the motivation behind the steps, but time and experience change the approach.

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