I don't normally do link dumps, but since I'm behind on blogging and have been meaning to link to these things for a while… here are some articles for you to check out. The first set is on what storytelling means with data, the second about an interesting discovery around Charles Minard. [Read more...] about Linkstravaganza: Schwabish’s Story Links and Andrews’ Seeking Minard
These postings are primarily links to other things (and their titles link directly to their destination, rather than the short descriptions). Click on the header image if you want to go to the posting itself.
Randall Munroe has done it again. His latest xkcd comic is an enormous timeline of the Earth's temperature, showing the enormously long time we have temperature estimates for, and how little it has changed until very, very recently. [Read more...] about Link: xkcd’s Earth Temperature Timeline
Mona Chalabi has one of the most interesting Instagram feeds for people interested in data visualization. She draws data by hand. It's interesting data, too, and her approach is accessible and inspiring. [Read more...] about Link: Mona Chalabi’s Data Sketches on Instagram
The history of data journalism goes back much farther than most people assume. Long before computers or punch cards, and before even the first newspapers the way we know them today, data was being published. ProPublica’s Scott Klein has been digging up a lot of interesting history. [Read more…] about Links: Scott Klein on the History of Data Journalism
A bit late, but here are links to a few round-ups of graphical journalism work from last year. These are always worth a look, no matter what time of year. [Read more…] about 2015 Year in Graphics Links
Late last year, Tamara Munzner started a blog, called Vis & More. So far, she mostly writes in response to Stephen Few’s postings late last year about some recent visualization papers. Her style is quite academic (most of her posting titles start with “On”…), but very readable and she has lots of interesting things to say. [Read more…] about Link: Tamara Munzner Has A Blog!
In time-honored tradition, Andy Kirk and I review the year in visualization on the Data Stories podcast. We chat with Enrico and Moritz about blogs, projects, people, and all the other things that happened and changed (or didn’t) this year. [Read more…] about Link: What Happened in Vis in 2015? Year Review Episode of Data Stories
We recently redesigned the Tapestry website, and unfortunately lost the archive page. It will definitely come back (and better than before), but in the meantime, there’s the Tapestry YouTube Channel. You can watch all the talks from the last three years. This includes people like Hannah Fairfield, Alberto Cairo, Martin Wattenberg and Fernanda Viègas, Kim Rees, and many more. [Read more…] about Link: The Tapestry YouTube Channel