It can feel like there’s so many rules of visualization that it’s impossible to make a proper visualization. The key: Nothing is absolute.
Charting Pitfalls, Flexible Guidelines, Exceptions to the Rules
Collection of data visualization pitfalls
There are many mistakes you can make when you first get into visualization.…
Common statistical interpretation mistakes
Statistics is a game of subtleties, and you lose when you don’t pay…
Real Chart Rules to Follow
There are rules—usually for specific chart types meant to be read in a specific way—that you shouldn’t break. When they are, everyone loses. This is that small handful.
The Don’ts of Infographic Design
Smashing Magazine offers advice on the dos and don’ts of infographic design, but they forgot to include the former. It’s as if I wrote a fake post and someone mistook it for a serious guide.
5 misconceptions about visualization
Last month, I had the pleasure of spending a week at the Census…