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Data Visualization Predictions for 2015

Data visualization is a growing field, and won’t change anytime soon. The new year will undoubtedly bring all sorts of new data viz projects. What those might be…

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19th Century Data Visualizations Have Modern Beauty

The Library of Congress boats one of the most significant online presences. A veritable temple of American History, it houses a vast, searchable collection of maps, recordings, digitized…

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5 Top Infographics to Inspire Content Marketers

According to Google, the last two years have brought an 800% increase in the number of times the term “infographic” has been searched. On average, the hashtag #infographic…

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4 Characteristics Necessary for Effective Open Data Portals

Open data portals are quickly becoming a requirement, even for government agencies, especially with the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA) now in play. The DATA act is…

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How to Use Concrete Scales in Data Viz

One of the many tools of data visualization that’s gaining steam is the use of concrete scales. These scales assist readers in grasping units and measures which are…

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Typography in Data Visualization

A crucial part of data visualization is typography. It cannot make or break a visualization all by itself, but it is not always the best solution for every…

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The Importance of Data Visualization

Visualizations are a great tool to help people more easily see things that previously weren’t obvious to them. Even patterns among large volumes of data┬ácan be seen clearly…