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VINE: 5 good dataviz stories

After Vine’s announcement to discontinue the mobile app in the coming months, I’ve gathered 5 good stories on data visualization.

These six-second videos are able to explain the main points from a topic and challenge the audience:

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What I learned at Jan Willem Tulp’s workshop at the NODA16

Lacking data visualisation design skills can lead to distorted data and prioritising aesthetics before information. For this reason, Jan Willem Tulp organised a data visualisation design workshop at NODA and Tutki! 2016, a joint conference held last weekend in Helsinki.

Tulp’s workshop focused on improving the visual literacy in order to critically evaluate our and other people’s work. Below are five takeaways to keep in mind when designing a data visualisation:

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“Agencies won’t have the same conscience as newsrooms when telling ‘the truth’ with data” says Caroline Beavon

Caroline Beavon defines herself as an information wrangler, visual journalist and infographics designer. She runs her own company  in Birmingham.

Below are some thoughts on data journalism and data visualisation after a conversation:

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Watching a video about ‘I like pretty graphs: Best practices for data visualization assignments’ by Designlab (from University of Wahington), I’ve discovered a few programs that can help us to select the best color when we are creating a chart or a map.

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Which is the best colour for a graph?

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La cara de ’35 onomatopeyas’

Hoy he recibido por correo postal el primer libro del periodista José Miguel Sánchez llamado 35 onomatopeyas. Editado por libros.com, se trata de una serie de relatos cortos que han visto la luz después de tres años.

En esta entrada voy a contar el proceso de creación de su portada. Unas semanas divertidas, quisquillosas y lectivas donde ningún elemento pasó desapercibido.

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