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Interviewed on Podcast Your Data

Last week I was interviewed by Tim Costello from Interworks on the Podcast Your Data podcast. We spent time talking about... How I got into the data visualization business How the site got started Details about the...Show More Summary

Digital Marketing Tools Landscape

The Essential Digital Marketing Tools infographic from Smart Insights is a cleaner approach to a landscape design style, and only covers their top 5 picks in each of 30 different categories. As marketers today, we’re fortunate to have a huge number of free and low-cost tools to give us insight about our customers, competitors and market. Show More Summary

Navigating The Agile Landscape

The Agile Landscape v3 is a visualization of many of the methodologies within the Agile Process by Chris Webb from Deloitte that uses the visualization design style of a subway map to group related activites and the show connections....Show More Summary

Does Coffee Really Make You More Productive at Work?

63% of Americans can't get through the work day without coffee. Does Coffee Really Make You More Productive at Work? infographic explores our cultural obsession with coffee. Turns out that coffee boosts your speed, not your talent so tasks that require quality over quantity do not benefit from caffeine. Show More Summary

2016 The Year In Colour

The Year In Colour from Brand Union looks back at 2016 and the dominant colors from the news stories every day of the year. This year, we chose to depart from traditional season’s greetings (elves toiling in grottoes) in favour of something equally fantastical: an algorithm. Show More Summary

Talking Infographics on The PolicyViz Podcast

This week, I was the guest on The PolicyViz Podcast hosted by Jon Schwabish! It was a great conversation about infographics, storytelling in charts, my design pet peeves, dataviz tools, my infographic design process and the past, present...Show More Summary

Thanksgiving Flight Patterns

2 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

Thanksgiving Flight Patterns is a cool animated, interactive data visualization from the NY Times TheUpshot that looks at where people traveled to for the Thanksgiving holiday last week. On the interactive version on the NY Times site, you can hover over any included city to see only those connections. Show More Summary

Better Presentations by Jon Schwabish: Interview & Giveaway

2 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks is a great new book by Jon Schwabish from the newly redesigned PolicyViz! I'm especially excited about the chapter all about data visualization in presentations! This...Show More Summary

Sites Will Lose 1/3 of Sales If Not Mobile-Friendly During the Thanksgiving Weekend

2 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

Interesting analysis and data in the You’re Going to Lose 1/3 of Your Sales If Your Website Isn’t Mobile-friendly During the Thanksgiving Weekend infographic from During the 2015 Thanksgiving Weekend, online stores made 43% more on average than in 2014. Show More Summary

Men's Hats - The Complete Guide

2 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

Can't find a hat that looks good on you or don't even know where to start? Samuel Windsor created the Men's Hats - The Complete Guide infographic to clear the confusion on the matter. Feel confident enough to talk the talk at a hat shop, as well as pick the right style for your face shape. Hats give a man distinction, confidence and protection. Show More Summary

Visual History of US Population

2 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

Nathan Yau from FlowingData has created a cool, new animated data visualization, Two Centuries of Population, Animated. The visualization shows the growth and spread of You’ve likely seen the population density map of the United States in one form or another. Show More Summary

9 Great DataViz & Infographics Tools with Education Discounts

3 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

Data visualization and data literacy are necessary life skills, and you should start developing them now! Whether you need to make a diagram for a Science project, a presentation for your History class, or a chart to solve that Math problem, you should start learning how to use data visualization tools while you’re in school. Show More Summary

Earth's Temperature Timeline

3 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

A Timeline of Earth's Average Temperature is another great data visualization design by Randall Monroe at! Real data and a humorous take on historical events! A Timeline of Earth's Average Temperature since the last ice age glaciation. Show More Summary

Electrocardiography Basics

3 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

Electrocardiography Basics is a new infographic science illustration poster design by Eleanor Lutz at for Nerdcore Medical. You can purchase the printed poster for $19.99 from Nerdcore Medical. This week’s collaboration with Nerdcore Medical was a fun chance to try a more simple style than I usually use. Show More Summary

A House Divided: The Rise of Political Partisanship

3 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

The Rise of Partisanship in the House of Representatives is a video infographic showing network maps and animating their change over time. Business Insider published this great data visualization video earlier this year. This 60-second...Show More Summary

How Much Warmer Was Your City in 2015?

3 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

This is a cool interactive data visualization from the NY Times: How Much Warmer Was Your City in 2015? Scientists declared that 2015 was Earth’s hottest year on record. In a database of 3,116 cities provided by AccuWeather, about 90 percent of them were warmer than normal. Show More Summary

5 Great TED Talks about DataViz

3 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

DataViz is a broad term that has been trending for years, so what exactly is DataViz, and why does it matter? DataViz (or data visualization) is simply the visual representation of data or information. For example, charts, maps, diagrams, infographics, icons and illustrations are all forms of data visualization. Show More Summary

7 Times Technology Almost Destroyed The World

3 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

7 Times Technology Almost Destroyed The World is a scary infographic from Hudman. The importance of thoroughly testing new technology is highlighted in this infographic. We take a light-hearted, yet terrifying look at how close the human...Show More Summary

The Top Colors of the Internet

3 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

Paul Herbert has done the research and visualized the Colors Used by the Ten Most Popular Sites on the Internet. You can see the fan chart above with changing background color that reveals some of the hidden colors. The Internet is primarily...Show More Summary

Visualizing the Fortune 500

4 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

Visualizing the Fortune 500 is an experiment by the team at Fortune magazine. This is an interactive data visualization site that shows the location of each company's headquarters and the size of the circle represents the company's annual...Show More Summary

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