Do graphs always have to have a zero baseline? Are pie charts evil? Is there a single, “right” answer? In this episode, Cole discusses a number of myths and a few rules in data visualization. She also answers listener Q&A on how to deal with presenting materials you aren’t necessarily proud of, strategies for graphing uneven time intervals, and tips for teams interested in developing data visualization skills.
June #SWDchallenge: slopegraphs
Blog post: connecting...the dots
Blog post: bar charts must have a zero baseline
Blog post: a little math on non-zero baselines
Blog post: F**k it, let’s use pie charts
Podcast: a conversation with Alberto Cairo (Episode 7)
Book: Data Points
Medium series: Data Visualization, Fast & Slow
Podcast: constraints (Episode 5)
New blog page: #SWDchallenge
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