Let the data speak for itself they say. That doesn't work a lot of the time, and when that happens, you need to explain.
With the availability of weight and food tracking apps these days, there are thousands of people building out their time series every day. Albert Sun for the New York Times…
Reddit user superemmjay tracked his weight for 20 months and plotted the measurements. The annotation makes interesting what would otherwise be just some graph of someone’s weight over time. See…
Robert Kosara contrasts my version of the pay gap graphic with the NYT original and notes how small changes make a big difference in how a graphic reads. But what…