Is it Your Turn to Speak?

The first time I had to do a really big presentation at work, I was ready -- I knew my material, I had a strong message, and it was my chance to show off my skills to my co-presenter, our group’s Vice President. But halfway through the presentation I looked down and was mortified to... Continue Reading →

Fighting Racism with Visualization

How do you confront something pervasive yet ignored or invisible till experienced? W.E.B. Du Bois is best known for his civil rights work and scholarship, but his pioneering data visualizations around race inequity are drawing more attention as visualization becomes a profession. His visualizations for the 1900 Exposition in Paris are stunningly artistic, minimalist, and... Continue Reading →

Waterlogged Data

It's humorous to me that when talking about data, somehow we end up referencing water. Whether it's data flow, data lakes, waterfall (not really data but had to throw it in). As a Pisces and a data lover, I'm rather down with this water concept. But with all these terms out there, I thought it... Continue Reading →

Lady with the Lamp

Lately, I’ve been fascinated to learn about women data pioneers. Florence Nightingale was a nurse. But did you know she was also a statistician? In fact, she was the first female to be elected into the Royal Statistical Society. That’s really cool! Flo (as I call her for short) created a way to graphically represent... Continue Reading →

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Avoiding the Wrath of Pele

Aerial pictures of the city of Seattle have changed a lot over the last 10 years – with Amazon moving in and the ongoing building booms the skyline is constantly evolving. But a consistent image in the backdrop to this skyline is Mount Rainier, looming large in the pictures despite being about 60 miles away... Continue Reading →

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