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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 […]

Love and Happiness in Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina has one of the greatest opening lines in all of literature: Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. It’s a great line because it’s thought-provoking and so tightly written and clearly sets up an over-arching theme that carries throughout this Russian novel: happiness (and the lack […]