Tag: data journalism
Visualize This: The FlowingData Guide to Design, Visualization, and StatisticsBooks / physical books or multiple formats
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 EverythingBooks / physical books or multiple formats
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 DummiesBooks / physical books or multiple formats
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 Functional Art: An introduction to information graphics and visualizationBooks / physical books or multiple formats
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.
Doing Data Science: Straight Talk from the FrontlineBooks / physical books or multiple formats
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.