The second full day of VIS 2015 brought lots of papers on applications and design studies, and also a panel on solved problems in visualization. As on the first day, I have some observations and thoughts. [Read more…] about VIS 2015 – Wednesday
Archives for October 2015
IEEE VIS 2015 started today. The first sessions included network visualization and projections, as well as a panel on the use of color in visualization. [Read more…] about VIS 2015 – Tuesday
Kaiser Fung doesn’t like this graphic that accompanied a recent story about the bird flu in the Wall Street Journal. His redesign shows a lot less overlap and a lot more detail; so much, in fact, that it obscures the point of the chart. [Read more…] about When Details Hide the Story
My colleagues at Tableau Research have three papers at InfoVis next week. They cover guided data exploration, color theory, and data partitioning. Here’s a little preview. [Read more…] about Tableau Papers at IEEE VIS 2015
Tableau today released a new visualization tool for iPad, called Vizable. This is a completely new app built specifically for exploring data using touch. It is based on a new approach to visual analysis that focuses on the data and task, rather than providing a chart toolbox. [Read more…] about Vizable, data worlds for iPad
Wrangling data into a shape that can be used to create visualizations is a huge problem with few available tools. Trifacta Wrangler is a powerful new tool that is free to use. [Read more…] about Trifacta Wrangler for cleaning and reshaping data
Jon Schwabish is running a blog and podcast called PolicyViz. In both, he talks about communicating data and how to deal with numbers for the general public. He recently had two interesting guests back-to-back on his podcast: Nigel Holmes and Edward Tufte. Both episodes are well worth listening to.