in Tutorials

The Raincloud Plot

A few weeks ago, I published an Excel tutorial on how to create the ill-named “box-and-whisker-and-scatterplot chart.” In response, Len Kiefer pointed me to a post on Maarten Lambrecht’s cool new project Xenographics that was essentially the same chart type, just…

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in Data Projects

New Book: Data-Driven Storytelling

There’s a new book about data visualization and data-driven storytelling about to hit bookshelves. Data-Driven Storytelling, edited by Nathalie Henry Riche, Christophe Hurter, Nicholas Diakopoulos, and Sheelagh Carpendale is an edited volume originating from a weeklong data storytelling conference at Schloss-Dagstuhl in…

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New blog: Data@Urban

As you likely already know, I am a Senior Fellow at the Urban Institute, a nonprofit research institution in Washington, DC. I spend half my time conducting economic research (mostly on SNAP and Disability Insurance) and the other half in…

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