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Paul Van Slembrouck

Looks Matter: How Art Serves Data Science

Looks Matter: How Art Serves Data Science

When we create data visualizations, we put a lot of effort into either crafting a story or enabling users to analyze a ... keep reading

Speedometer Design: Why It Works

Speedometer Design: Why It Works

Gregor Aisch’s post last week on speedometer design hit close to home for me. My dad has been an automotive ... keep reading

The Seasons According to San Francisco

The Seasons According to San Francisco

Growing up in the Midwest, I experienced something that those born and living in sunny California have not: seasons. A ... keep reading

Learning From Real-Life Data Vis (and Visual.ly Visualized)

Learning From Real-Life Data Vis (and Visual.ly Visualized)

Data is everywhere, and you don’t even need a computer to visualize it. Sort a room full of people by height. Or, ... keep reading

iPad Usage

iPad Usage

Where do you use your iPad?

Analyzing the Top 30 Infographics on Visually

Analyzing the Top 30 Infographics on Visually

Ever wonder what makes an infographic successful? Why do some infographics accumulate more than 1 million views and ... keep reading

Drawn: Idioms and Phrases

Drawn: Idioms and Phrases

What better way to spend a sunny Friday afternoon in San Francisco than sketching a few idioms. Can you guess what they ... keep reading

How to Produce Motion Graphics

How to Produce Motion Graphics

Over the past few years, animators have carved out a new niche for themselves promoting brands and causes, and ... keep reading