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Dashing Data Viz - Issue 232
Curated news, articles and jobs related to Data Visualization.
March 28 2023
Hello and Happy Tuesday! :)
This is Sebastian, curator of the Dashing Data Viz newsletter.
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Data Visualization Articles & Videos
A changing role: Data Analyst to Data Advisor [Twitter Thread]
I’ve worked in analytics for nearly 20 years. My first #Analyst role happened in 2005 when my Sales Coordinator role was rebranded (sound familiar 😉). During this time, I’ve seen the role change - and not just in the title…
A New Home for Field Papers
OpenStreetMap US is excited to announce the adoption of Field Papers into the suite of tools we support for the larger OSM community. Over the course of 2023, Stamen and OpenStreetMap US will be working together on this transition and develop a plan for sustainable maintenance of this beloved community tool…
SVG's paint-order=stroke [Twitter Thread]
Now that I've found out about svg's paint-order=stroke, I can finally make tons of these outlined text elements and suffer no rendering consequences…
We’ve created Data Prism, an automatic data visualization creator that suggests charts based on the shape of your data. This allows you to get to insights faster and show you how you might discover new insights with charts you might not see in more limited BI tools…
Visualization Summer Camp 2023 Call for Participants
The summer camp is a bi-annual event that brings together a cohort of (incoming or existing) visualization junior faculty to build community and peer mentor (aka group therapy!). Past summer camp iterations can be found here: https://vissummercamp.github.io…
#CHI2023 just released the list of awarded papers for this year's @acm_chi conference
(click on tab to see honorable mentions too). Congratulations to all authors (including those not on the awards list, because everyone is advancing #hci knowledge!)…
The Elevate Dataviz Show #11:
Choosing the Right Pricing Model for Freelancing:
In this episode, we help you figure out which pricing model you should try for your dataviz freelancing services. We'll talk about our experiences and the advantages and disadvantages of different models…
1937 Telegraph DataViz [Twitter]
Back in 1937, generating charts was not so much the issue as much as sharing them. Telegraphs initially allowed dataviz to be transmitted electronically to selected cities in the USA…
Radial Family Trees in Tableau
This step by step tutorial walks through how to use the provided templates to create a customizable, radial Family Tree in Tableau
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