Programming languages use words and symbols to represent structures like blocks and conditions. A visual representation of these structures seems useful to keep track of all the different cases, see the scope of variables, etc. Nassi-Shneiderman diagrams offer just such a representation. [Read more...] about Nassi-Shneiderman Diagrams
There are many visualization techniques, or chart types. These articles describe what they are, how they work, and what they are good for.
Bar charts are great. They always work. They're always the safe choice. Right? Well, no. Stacked bar charts are deceiving because we think they work just like regular bars, when they're really pretty terrible. [Read more...] about Stacked Bars Are the Worst
Communicating data visually is not only about perception and precision, but also understanding. ISOTYPE was developed to bridge the gap between showing data in a way that’s easy to read and at the same time easier to understand than unadorned bar charts. [Read more…] about The ISOTYPE