Visualizing Data at    Amanda Coxamanda.cox@gmail.com
amandacox.tumblr.com       @nytgraphics
What are you trying to do?        Reveal patterns        Provide context       Compare scales.      Describe geography.
Nothing really important is ever headlined “Here is some data.   Hope you find something         interesting.”        Anno...
What are you trying to do?        Reveal patterns        Provide context       Compare scales.      Describe geography.   ...
Sketching is important.The best journalism is probably not mad libs.Generic solutions are pretty rarely awesome.
v
http://cstl-csm.semo.edu/gathman/cottonvote.htm
http://strangemaps.files.wordpress.com/2008/11/strangemapsoverlay1.jpg
http://www.vigorousnorth.com/2008/11/black-belt-how-soil-types-determined.html
Thanks!amanda.cox@gmail.com    @nytgraphics
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
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Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times
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Amanda Cox - Visualizing data at the New York Times

  1. 1. Visualizing Data at Amanda Coxamanda.cox@gmail.com
  2. 2. amandacox.tumblr.com @nytgraphics
  3. 3. What are you trying to do? Reveal patterns Provide context Compare scales. Describe geography.
  4. 4. Nothing really important is ever headlined “Here is some data. Hope you find something interesting.” Annotation is critical. Editing is critical.
  5. 5. What are you trying to do? Reveal patterns Provide context Compare scales. Describe geography. Let people look up stuff.
  6. 6. Sketching is important.The best journalism is probably not mad libs.Generic solutions are pretty rarely awesome.
  7. 7. v
  8. 8. http://cstl-csm.semo.edu/gathman/cottonvote.htm
  9. 9. http://strangemaps.files.wordpress.com/2008/11/strangemapsoverlay1.jpg
  10. 10. http://www.vigorousnorth.com/2008/11/black-belt-how-soil-types-determined.html
  11. 11. Thanks!amanda.cox@gmail.com @nytgraphics

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