Data Visualization And the Art of Simplification

“Clutter and confusion are failures of design, not attributes of information.” – Edward Tufte I recently had the opportunity to speak with two groups quite different from my usual audience of experienced analysts and business intelligence professionals.  The first was freshman journalism students at Stanford, and the second, also students, were quants beginning internships at one…

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Power BI and the World Bank API

As promised, in this blog, I will create a Power BI visualization based on Hans Rosling’s Ted Talk seen here. While you don’t need any Power BI experience to follow along and recreate this, if you want a basic tutorial I would suggest you watch these short videos here first. It’s not that anything I…

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Data Visualization Heroes

Everybody has a hero. Your hero might be a professional athlete that you admire for their physical prowess. Your hero could be a musician that you admire for their songwriting and musical talent. To some, heroes are historical figures that discovered new lands or scientific truths, or built new machines to benefit humankind. Less often…

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