✚ Learning New Visualization Things Practically – The Process 149

Welcome to issue #149 of The Process, the newsletter for FlowingData members about how the charts get made. I’m Nathan Yau, and this week I’m thinking about how to learn as much as I can about new visualization things, but also get actual work done.

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✚ Analyzing Data, General to More Specific – The Process 148

Welcome to issue #148 of The Process, the newsletter for FlowingData members about how the charts get made. I’m Nathan Yau, and this week I’m remembering to start an analysis with the basics — to get over the initial hump — and then generate questions towards more specific answers.

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✚ Retired Minard – The Process 147

Welcome to issue #147 of The Process, the newsletter for FlowingData members about how the charts get made. I’m Nathan Yau, and this week I’m thinking about finite years, the long game, and learning visualization at an older age.

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✚ Analytical Stand-in – The Process 146

Welcome to issue #146 of The Process, the newsletter for FlowingData members about how the charts get made. I’m Nathan Yau, and this week I’m thinking about one of my least favorite types of visualization: the chart meant for analysis standing in for a chart meant for presentation.

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✚ Visualization Tools and Resources, June 2021 Roundup

Here’s the good stuff for June 2021.

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✚ Breaking Down a Chart Design – The Process 144

Welcome to issue #144 of The Process, the newsletter for FlowingData members about how the charts get made. I’m Nathan Yau, and this week I broke down one of my projects and explained as many of the design choices as I could, while showing how I do it in the software.

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✚ Slow – The Process 143

Welcome to issue #143 of The Process, the newsletter for FlowingData members about how the charts get made. I’m Nathan Yau, and this week I’m thinking about taking things slow to work more thoroughly and wander more.

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✚ Visualization Books for a Beginner – The Process 142

Welcome to issue #142 of The Process, the newsletter for FlowingData members about how the charts get made. I’m Nathan Yau, and this week I’m thinking about the books I’d recommend (and not recommend) to beginners who want to learn how to visualize data.

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✚ Visualization Tools and Learning Resources, May 2021 Roundup

Welcome to issue #141 of The Process, the newsletter for FlowingData members where we look closer at charts. I’m Nathan Yau, and every month I collect useful tools and resources to help you make better charts.

Here’s the good stuff for May 2021.

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✚ Looking at What’s Not There – The Process 140

Welcome to issue #140 of The Process, the newsletter for FlowingData members where we look closer at how charts are made. I’m Nathan Yau, and this week I’m curious about what you can glean from what you can’t see in the data.

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