Of the several AI-powered systems that can create images from text prompts, MidJourney is the most easily accessible one right now. I’ve had some fun playing with it,
Gauges aren’t very popular in visualization, but they have some interesting properties. There is, of course, the infamous NY Times “election needle,” but you’re probably using gauges every day without giving them too much thought. There’s also an interesting connection with circular bar charts, which I think can work well when used as part-to-whole charts. I talk about all of this in my new video.
Encodings play a central role in visualization, but I believe our thinking about them is too simplistic. In a new paper, I argue that we need to distinguish between the encodings that specify how a visualization is drawn and the ones that are readable or actually read by an observer. While they largely or entirely […]
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What happens when you connect all the ZIP codes in the U.S. in order? It's a surprising and interesting pattern. Explore yourself!
Think you know pie charts? Here's an overview, tips&tricks, and cutting-edge research on the chart everybody loves to hate.
When I publish scientific papers, I write about them here. There's research on visualization techniques, perception, and other topics.
eagereyes has been around for a bit! This interactive calendar lets you explore more than ten years' worth of content.