Tag: data journalism

Visualize This: The FlowingData Guide to Design, Visualization, and Statistics

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A common mistake in data design is to approach a project with a visual layout before looking at your data. This leads to graphics that lack context and provide little value. Explore what your data has to say first, and you can design graphics that mean something.

Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything

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Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? How much do parents really matter?

Data Science For Dummies

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From uncovering rich data sources, to managing large amounts of data within hardware and software limitations, and beyond, you’ll develop the know-how you need to effectively interpret data and tell a story that can be understood by anyone in your organization.

The Data Science Handbook

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The Data Science Handbook is a compilation of in-depth interviews with 25 remarkable data scientists, where they share their insights, stories, and advice.

Data Stories

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A podcast on data visualization with Enrico Bertini and Moritz Stefaner

The Functional Art: An introduction to information graphics and visualization

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In this practical introduction to understanding and using information graphics, you’ll learn how to use data visualizations as tools to see beyond lists of numbers and variables and achieve new insights into the complex world around us.

Flowing Data

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FlowingData explores how statisticians, designers, data scientists, and others use analysis, visualization, and exploration to understand data and ourselves.

Doing Data Science: Straight Talk from the Frontline

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How can you get started working in a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary field that’s so clouded in hype? This insightful book, based on Columbia University’s Introduction to Data Science class, tells you what you need to know.