City Sunshine Data Visualization

Just published a new infographic – a data visualization showing the top 20 sunniest cities in the US with populations over 100,000. In addition to ranking the top 20 cities, the infographic includes additional contextual information to add interest and insight,...

Creating Choropleth Maps with Google Fusion Tables

Choropleth maps are a very common visualization to show some measurement or statistical variable using shaded regions. They’re most appropriate for showing ratios, proportions, or percentages rather than absolute raw numbers. If you’d like to create your...

Telling Stories with Visualization

How to tell stories & convey information through visualization Finishing up the 5th segment of the data-driven journalism online course. Week 5 featured data visualization guru Alberto Cairo (@albertocairo). Some key takeaways from this week that are worth...