When you are working a data visualization task look for inspiration. For example, let’s say you are working to create an engaging graphic that showcases the changing unemployment rate. Of course, a simple line chart works well. However, there are other
This tasty-like video introduces you to the basic types of geospatial displays. Select the best display to graph instagram photos by tourist location in NYC. Would a filled map work? How about a bubble map? A multi-color point map? Dr.
Since 2012, I have been co-teaching a course at NYU Stern called Operations in Panama: A man. A plan. A canal. Panama. Operations in Panama is an experiential course in global supply chain management, logistics, and real estate development in
In this knowledge economy there is a need for a sophisticated set of skills. Learning is a modern day entrepreneurial survival tool, especially given today’s fast-paced and ever-changing landscape. It can go beyond simply company culture and staying on top
The late Hans Rosling has been an inspiration to me and millions of others because of his passion for using information visualizations to communicate powerful ideas. In tribute, I wanted to share an exercise I created based on Dr. Rosling’s
There are a wide range of tools available to refine and query your data, and to create, edit, and display your visualizations. The types of tools available for building visualizations fall into four major categories: basic productivity applications, visualization software, business
Live online teaching is an alternative to face-to-face teaching or asynchronous online teaching. It enables instructors to connect with students synchronously without the restrictions of a physical classroom. Web conferencing software can be used to deliver lectures, hold seminars, or facilitate study
Use Skype to extend your classroom by inviting experts to join remotely. Many instructors invite professionals into their classrooms to add diversity to the discussion and dialogue. Introducing students to professionals in their field of study is one way to
This is a tutorial for using Adobe Illustrator to edit data visualizations. This was created for my Data Visualization Students at NYU Stern! I provided step by step instructions followed by a video tutorial and demonstration. Enjoy!
I was invited to speak at the Plotcon conference in early November. The conference has been described as “The world’s most visionary conference for data visualization in scientific computing, finance, business, and journalism.” It was a true honor to be