Irene Ros
January 18, 2013
530

Visualizing Data (Responsibly)

TakeOff Conf 2013 (Lille, France)
http://takeoffconf.com

January 18, 2013

Transcript

1. Irene Ros
Bocoup http://bocoup.com
@ireneros
http://ireneros.com | http://github.com/iros
Visualizing Data

2. (Responsibly)
Irene Ros
Bocoup http://bocoup.com
@ireneros
http://ireneros.com | http://github.com/iros
Visualizing Data

3. Bocoup
Not ‘Beaucoup’
(sorry France!!)

4. Responsibility?
★ Data
★ Computations
★ Signiﬁcance of Results
★ Visual Method

5. Data Source

6. Data Source

7. Data Source
Results

8. 1:1

9. 1:1

10. 1:1
*:1

11. 1:1
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12. 1:1
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13. 1:1
*:1
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14. Results

15. Results

16. Results

17. Results

18. Results
32%
Edible

19. What are you trying to
show?
How

20. Relationship
Comparison
Distribution
Composition
The way in which two or more
dimensions are connected.
The way in which something is
shared out among a group or
An evaluation of the similarities
and differences of two or more
things
The arrangements of parts in
relation to each other and the
whole.
scatter
plot
matrix
chart
network
diagram

21. Relationship
Comparison
Distribution
Composition
The way in which two or more
dimensions are connected.
The way in which something is
shared out among a group or
An evaluation of the similarities
and differences of two or more
things
The arrangements of parts in
relation to each other and the
whole.
histogram

22. 2 1 1 2

23. Relationship
Comparison
Distribution
Composition
The way in which two or more
dimensions are connected.
The way in which something is
shared out among a group or
An evaluation of the similarities
and differences of two or more
things
The arrangements of parts in
relation to each other and the
whole.
bar graph line chart stack
gracph
maps
bubble
chart

24. http://www.bloomberg.com/data-visualization/federal-reserve-emergency-lending/

25. Relationship
Comparison
Distribution
Composition
The way in which two or more
dimensions are connected.
The way in which something is
shared out among a group or
An evaluation of the similarities
and differences of two or more
things
The arrangements of parts in
relation to each other and the
whole.
pie chart treemap

%
62%
38%
Agree
Disagree
90%

27. You’ve done
everything right...
but...

28. 31°

29. 31°

30. 31°

31. 31°

32. There is no such thing as
objective data
visualization

33. Common Pitfalls

34. Forgetting to visualize data

35. Forgetting to visualize data

36. Forgetting to visualize data

37. Misrepresenting Data

38. Misrepresenting Data

39. Misrepresenting Data
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Coca Cola Pepsi

40. Incorrectly Mapping Data To Visual Form
A A
B B
Area=πr2 r=√Area/π
draw.circle(x,y,v) draw.circle(x,y,√v/π)

42. Axes Choices

43. 3D - Only Cool in Movies*
* almost never

44. All the Data!

45. A
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46. A
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A B C D E F G H
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47. A
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A B C D E F G H
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48. A
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Connections
within a cluster

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Connections
within a cluster
Connections
between clusters

50. http://openvisconf.com/
Need Moar?

51. Questions!
Thank you!
Irene Ros
Bocoup http://bocoup.com
@ireneros
http://ireneros.com | http://github.com/iros