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PRESENTED BY

Andy Cotgreave

@acotgreave
Social Content Manager, Tableau
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4

3 2
PRESENTED BY

Andy Cotgreave

@acotgreave
Social Content Manager, Tableau
#5vizzes @acotgreave
Influential?
#5vizzes @acotgreave
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John Snow Cholera Map, 1854

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1854_Broad_Street_cholera_outbreak
John Snow Cholera Map, 1854

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1854_Broad_Street_cholera_outbreak
John Snow Cholera Map, 1854

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Snow_(physician)

#5vizzes @acotgreave
http://johnsnow.matrix.msu.edu/images/online_companion/chapter_images/fig12-4.jpg
#5vizzes @acotgreave
#5vizzes @acotgreave
3 2

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Gapminder, Hans Rosling
#5vizzes @acotgreave
2:59
#5vizzes @acotgreave
Exclusive!
Tableau v9
feature reveal!

#5vizzes @acotgreave
#5vizzes @acotgreave
3 2
1812
#5vizzes @acotgreave
Napoleon’s 1812 Russian Campaign
What happened to Napoleon’s soldiers?

Lived
Died

#5vizzes @acotgreave
Charles Minard’s March on Moscow, 1869
“The graphical representation is
gripping; it inspires bitter reactions on
the human cost
of the thirst for military glory...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Minard-carte-viande-1858.png

#5vizzes @acotgreave
#5vizzes
http://cartographia.wordpress.com/2008/06/09/minards-map-of-british-coal-exports/ @acotgreave
Charles Minard’s flow map, 1869
What happened to Napoleon’s soldiers?

Lived
Died

#5vizzes @acotgreave
Charles Minard’s flow map, 1869
What happened to Napoleon’s soldiers?

Lived
Died

#5vizzes @acotgreave
2
Mortality in Crimean War, Florence Nightingale

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/17/Nightingale-mortality.j...
“I can never be
sufficiently thankful to
papa for having given
me an interest in
Statistical and Political
matters”
#5vizzes @acotgreave
Mortality in Crimean War, Florence Nightingale

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/17/Nightingale-mortality.j...
https://archive.org/stream/popularsciencemo23newy#page/n301/mode/2up

#5vizzes @acotgreave
https://archive.org/details/mortalityofbriti00lond
Mortality in Crimean War, Florence Nightingale

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/17/Nightingale-mortality.j...
Chart of biography, Joseph Priestley, 1765
#5vizzes @acotgreave
#5vizzes @acotgreave
“Laborious and
tedious as the
compilation of this
work has been…
a variety of views
were continually
opening upon me
durin...
#5vizzes @acotgreave
#5vizzes @acotgreave
“It is now sixteen years since I first
thought of applying lines to subjects of
Finance. Was I the first who applied
[Prie...
Playfair’s Denmark/Norway imports/exports, 1786

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Playfair_TimeSeries-2.png

#5vizzes @ac...
But what about modern data viz tools?
Yes we can (mostly)!

#5vizzes @acotgreave
Debate: @acotgreave
Further info: http://tabsoft.co/vizinfluence

I WANT TO CHANGE THINGS
FOR THE BETTER. I HAVE THE
DATA ...
The most influential vizzes of all time (#SXSW)
The most influential vizzes of all time (#SXSW)
The most influential vizzes of all time (#SXSW)
The most influential vizzes of all time (#SXSW)
The most influential vizzes of all time (#SXSW)
The most influential vizzes of all time (#SXSW)
The most influential vizzes of all time (#SXSW)
The most influential vizzes of all time (#SXSW)
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The most influential vizzes of all time (#SXSW)

  1. 1. 5 4 3 2 PRESENTED BY Andy Cotgreave @acotgreave Social Content Manager, Tableau
  2. 2. 5 4 3 2 PRESENTED BY Andy Cotgreave @acotgreave Social Content Manager, Tableau
  3. 3. #5vizzes @acotgreave
  4. 4. Influential? #5vizzes @acotgreave
  5. 5. 3 2 4
  6. 6. John Snow Cholera Map, 1854 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1854_Broad_Street_cholera_outbreak
  7. 7. John Snow Cholera Map, 1854 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1854_Broad_Street_cholera_outbreak
  8. 8. John Snow Cholera Map, 1854 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Snow_(physician) #5vizzes @acotgreave
  9. 9. http://johnsnow.matrix.msu.edu/images/online_companion/chapter_images/fig12-4.jpg
  10. 10. #5vizzes @acotgreave
  11. 11. #5vizzes @acotgreave
  12. 12. 3 2 4
  13. 13. Gapminder, Hans Rosling
  14. 14. #5vizzes @acotgreave
  15. 15. 2:59 #5vizzes @acotgreave
  16. 16. Exclusive! Tableau v9 feature reveal! #5vizzes @acotgreave
  17. 17. #5vizzes @acotgreave
  18. 18. 3 2
  19. 19. 1812 #5vizzes @acotgreave
  20. 20. Napoleon’s 1812 Russian Campaign What happened to Napoleon’s soldiers? Lived Died #5vizzes @acotgreave
  21. 21. Charles Minard’s March on Moscow, 1869
  22. 22. “The graphical representation is gripping; it inspires bitter reactions on the human cost of the thirst for military glory” - V Chevelier (Minard’s sonin-law) #5vizzes @acotgreave
  23. 23. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Minard-carte-viande-1858.png #5vizzes @acotgreave
  24. 24. #5vizzes http://cartographia.wordpress.com/2008/06/09/minards-map-of-british-coal-exports/ @acotgreave
  25. 25. Charles Minard’s flow map, 1869 What happened to Napoleon’s soldiers? Lived Died #5vizzes @acotgreave
  26. 26. Charles Minard’s flow map, 1869 What happened to Napoleon’s soldiers? Lived Died #5vizzes @acotgreave
  27. 27. 2
  28. 28. Mortality in Crimean War, Florence Nightingale http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/17/Nightingale-mortality.jpg #5vizzes @acotgreave
  29. 29. “I can never be sufficiently thankful to papa for having given me an interest in Statistical and Political matters”
  30. 30. #5vizzes @acotgreave
  31. 31. Mortality in Crimean War, Florence Nightingale http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/17/Nightingale-mortality.jpg #5vizzes @acotgreave
  32. 32. https://archive.org/stream/popularsciencemo23newy#page/n301/mode/2up #5vizzes @acotgreave
  33. 33. https://archive.org/details/mortalityofbriti00lond
  34. 34. Mortality in Crimean War, Florence Nightingale http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/17/Nightingale-mortality.jpg #5vizzes @acotgreave
  35. 35. Chart of biography, Joseph Priestley, 1765
  36. 36. #5vizzes @acotgreave
  37. 37. #5vizzes @acotgreave
  38. 38. “Laborious and tedious as the compilation of this work has been… a variety of views were continually opening upon me during the execution of it”
  39. 39. #5vizzes @acotgreave
  40. 40. #5vizzes @acotgreave
  41. 41. “It is now sixteen years since I first thought of applying lines to subjects of Finance. Was I the first who applied [Priestley’s] principles to Finance?” - William Playfair
  42. 42. Playfair’s Denmark/Norway imports/exports, 1786 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Playfair_TimeSeries-2.png #5vizzes @acotgreave
  43. 43. But what about modern data viz tools?
  44. 44. Yes we can (mostly)! #5vizzes @acotgreave
  45. 45. Debate: @acotgreave Further info: http://tabsoft.co/vizinfluence I WANT TO CHANGE THINGS FOR THE BETTER. I HAVE THE DATA AND THE PASSION TO DO IT. #5vizzes @acotgreave

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