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Apple TV's new TVOS 12 is available now: What's new and how to get it

It's Apple software update season, and along with iOS 12 for iPhones ($999 at Apple) and iPads ($345 at Amazon Marketplace), the latest update for Apple TV ($179 at Walmart) and Apple TV 4K is ripe and ready to pluck.<p>The new version of Apple's operating system, TVOS 12, brings mostly minor …

Apple TV

Anscombe's Quartet

Anscombe's Quartet<p>Anscombe's Quartet is a famous set of data with apparently similar statistics... until you plot the graph. …

Statistics

Missed Opportunities and Graphical Failures

Darts<p>One virtue of a good graphical display is to allow us to see patterns, trends, or other structures which would otherwise be concealed in another …

Gallery of Data Visualization - Missed Opportunities and Graphical Failures

William Playfair's charts are often considered as examples of graphical excellence, but a close examinination shows that this chart must be counted …

Data Visualization

The Right Colors Make Data Easier To Read

What is the color of money? Of love? Of the ocean? In the United States, most people respond that money is green, love is red and the ocean is blue. Many concepts evoke related colors — whether due to physical appearance, common metaphors, or cultural conventions. When colors are paired with the …

The History of Data Visualization

Data visualization has come a long way. From simple cave drawings depicting the success of a hunt to the intricate dashboards we have today …

Data Visualization

Making data visualizations – A survival guide

Data visualisations have qualities that make them very powerful communication tools. Images and visualisations are often more readily accepted as evidence than texts. But how can we combine the power of visualizations with the values and ethics of quality journalism? What are the common pitfalls, …

Infographics

declutter your data visualizations

When I was a little girl, I used to get in trouble for cleaning my room. Check out the following video to find out why and learn why clutter in data …

Data Visualization

Preattentive Visual Properties and How to Use Them in Information Visualization

A preattentive visual property is one which is processed in spatial memory without our conscious action. In essence it takes less than 500 …

Data Visualization

Gestalt Principles: How Are Your Designs Perceived? - Vanseo Design

When your first impression of a design is positive, when you instinctively see the design as being good, it’s likely because one or more Gestalt …

Four Cognitive Design Guidelines for Effective Information Dashboards

<b>Effective data visualization supports cognition in many ways.</b> It reduces cognitive load on the user, aids in problem solving, and facilitates …

Web Design

WTF Visualizations

Bubblegum

Stacked Area Graphs Are Not Your Friend

Stacked area graphs are not your friend. Seriously. I want to make this abundantly clear.<br>I'm going to expound on some of the work of Stephen Few here …

everyday analytics

Good Data Visualization Should Be Boring<p>So I'm going to make a statement that I'm sure some people are going to disagree with: good data …

Data Visualization

The Ethics of Visualization

November 25, 2012<p>Wednesday, December 12, 2012, Noon – 1:30 PM<br>Columbia University, 203 Butler Library<br>Sponsored by Columbia Libraries Digital Program …

Data Visualization Best Practices Part Two: Mistakes to Avoid

Following the Cardinal rules for visualizing data detailed in the first part of this blog series should have you on track for creating great data …

Data Visualization

Data Visualization Best Practices Part One: The Three Cardinal Rules

When it comes to visualizing data, there are so many options available to developers. With visualization solutions like Power BI and Tableau, …

Data Visualization

Why Tufte is Flat-Out Wrong about Pie Charts - Speaking PowerPoint

Some critics have come crashing down hard on pie charts. Edward Tufte says “the only thing worse than a pie chart is several of them.” Stephen Few …

Visualization is Growing Up

Several topics at this year’s VisWeek conference have come up because visualization is playing a bigger role in important decisions. When the …

Tableau Desktop Support

Discover resources that will help you learn and understand Tableau products.<p>Get started and learn how to use product features with these short guides.<p>…

How-To's

Gallery

Yvan Fornes visualizes daylight hours based on geographic position and time of year.<p>Tristan Guillevin won the second Iron Viz feeder contest with …

Rainforests

Resonate

Extract Your Data

When a function has to parse multiple date formats in a single column. Where the date is ambiguous and can be interpreted in several different ways, …

How to Join Data in Tableau with example?

Joins in Tableau plays the vital role in designing reports. In real-time, We usually design reports using database or data warehouse and we all know …

SQL Servers

TDE or Live? When to Use Tableau Data Extracts (or not)

I recently answered a question for a new Tableau user on when to use a Tableau Data Extract (TDE) vs. a live connection, here’s a cleaned-up version …

Tableau Extracts–What / Why / How etc - The Information Lab

20 January, 2011 | Tom Brown<p><b>What’s a Tableau Extract?</b><p>An extract in Tableau is a special type of database, optimised for use by Tableau. Its super …

Tableau Web Data Connector SDK

README.md<p>Use the Tableau Web Data Connector (WDC) to connect to web data sources from Tableau. This is the repository for the Tableau WDC SDK, which …

SDKs

5 Things to Know about the Tableau 9.1 Web Data Connector

27 July, 2015 | Craig Bloodworth<p>1. What is it?<p>The Tableau Web Data Connector (WDC) is essentially the Extract API embedded directly into Tableau …

JavaScript