Continuing my lazy-man blogging, I sat down with my colleague Ben Chartoff last week for 15 minutes to talk about our mutual dislike for maps-as-data-visualization. I’ve posted links and images to the things we mentioned below (and apologies to Brandon Martin-Anderson, whose name I completely forgot.)

What do you think about maps? Great way to show data or second to pie charts?

And what do you think of these little audio recordings? Should I continue doing them? Turn them into a podcast? If you like them and want to chat with me about something data visualization or presentation skills-related, send me an email.

Links

Ben’s Github page

ProPublica | Workers’ Comp Benefits

Sunlight Foundation | The 1% of the 1% by state

Brandon Martin-Anderson | Census Dot Map

 

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