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Data Visualization is Having Quite a Moment

People are dying. The economy is collapsing. The world feels like it’s falling apart. This is no time to be capitalizing on the misfortune of others, even to hijack a popular subject and inject non-essential content around it. (Never mind what some craven individuals are doing to exploit it.) And I won’t divert attention for […]

Data Storytelling for Regular Folks

Before I jump into data storytelling for regular folks, let me introduce this newsletter to you! I’ve been doing online courses here on LinkedIn Learning (previously for about six years now. And I was thrilled when LinkedIn approached me to do a recurring series in addition to my one-off courses. I decided to title […]

Woodstock at 50…Visualized

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, I created a data visualization of every data point I could find about the event. This project was full of interesting twists and turns along the way. This post is both a showcase of the project, as well as an explanation of what it took to bring […]

Visualizing Large Datasets

The theme for the July episode of my newest LinkedIn Learning course is “Visualizing Large Datasets”. In this course, I do a lesson on a theme and then interview someone on that theme. Working with large data presents a unique set of challenges – not least of which is thinking about your audience and how […]