How charts lie: Alberto Cairo explains it

How charts lie: Alberto Cairo explains it

I think the first person that made me discover Data Visualization, back in 2011, was Alberto Cairo via his active twitter account (@AlbertoCairo).  I remember how his plain language in twitter and his blog helped me understand the basics quite quickly, so my visual...
Difference between Graphic Design and Data Visualization

Difference between Graphic Design and Data Visualization

Recently, during a workshop I was conducting, someone asked me if Data Visualization was then the same as Graphic Design. What a good question. It got me thinking. As in many other fields, there are no set on stone definitions. For example, if someone presents this,...
The formula for doing Dataviz

The formula for doing Dataviz

Last October, the South African M&E Association (SAMEA) invited me to deliver my first keynote, and it was a beautiful experience and a great conference, and I had a lot of fun. I’ve always thought about how important Visual Thinking (exploring or understanding...