Reading #9

Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds By Elizabeth Kolbert New discoveries about the human mind show the limitations of reason Read at the New Yorker »

Reading #8

Interactivity is dead / long live interactivity Dueling blog posts from Dominikus Baur & Gregor Aisch The Death of Interactive Infographics? If you’re doing interaction well, »

Reading #7

Data Visualization in Sociology By Kieran Healy and James Moody Visualizing data is central to social scientific work. Despite a promising early beginning, sociology has lagged »

Reading #6

Connecting with the Dots By Jacob Harris All of this has made me wonder what other approaches people have used to anchor their graphics in empathy. »

Reading #5

Subtleties of Color By Robert Simmon The use of color to display data is a solved problem, right? Just pick a palette from a drop-down menu »

Reading #4

The Principle of Proportional Ink by Carl Bergstrom and Jevin West In this article we explore a basic rule for the design of data graphics, the »

Reading #3

Computational Information Design By Ben Fry The ability to collect, store, and manage data is increasing quickly, but our ability to understand it remains constant. In »

Reading #2

Why Do Many Reasonable People Doubt Science? By Joel Achenbach We live in an age when all manner of scientific knowledge—from climate change to vaccinations— »

Reading #1

Python Crash Course Getting started with Python & PlotDevice Of the many scripting languages in popular use, Python has a reputation for ease-of-learning and power that »