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June 2022

3 Signs You’re Working with a Dead-End Dataset

By |2022-06-03T15:01:19-07:00June 3rd, 2022|Helpful Explainers|

3 Signs You're Working with a Dead-End Dataset Every dataset that you work with is imperfect. There are always limitations, but if you take the time to understand the limitations, then you’ll be able to quickly move on from a dead-end dataset or provide the appropriate caveats in your analysis and presentations. This [...]

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May 2022

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: Percent Change + Percentage Points

By |2022-05-02T07:46:59-07:00May 2nd, 2022|Helpful Explainers|

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: Percent Change + Percentage Points Welcome back to our comic series that explores a range of data literacy concepts. We follow Becky, who describes herself as a bit data-phobic, as she navigates tricky situations at her new job. She'll learn to create effective charts, grasp statistical [...]

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February 2022

How to Annotate Like a Designer

By |2022-02-27T17:59:48-07:00February 27th, 2022|Tutorials|

How to Annotate Like a Designer Do you wish the text in your charts looked more refined?  I’ll show you how to make your annotations look more professionally designed with a few small tweaks using PowerPoint. Once you see these tweaks in action, you’ll begin to make these refinements more naturally just like [...]

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December 2021

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: Base Rate Fallacy

By |2021-12-07T17:37:07-07:00December 7th, 2021|Helpful Explainers|

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: Base Rate Fallacy Welcome back to our comic series that explores a range of data literacy concepts. We follow Becky, who describes herself as a bit data-phobic, as she navigates tricky situations at her new job. She'll learn to create effective charts, grasp statistical concepts, and [...]

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September 2021

How to Make an Interactive Map with No Code

By |2021-09-21T12:20:41-07:00September 21st, 2021|Tutorials|

How to Make an Interactive Map with No Code Do you want to create your own interactive maps, but you don’t know where to start? I’m here to help! Let me show you how to make a map using Flourish Studio. We’ll go from spreadsheet to polished map that’s ready to embed [...]

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An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: Bias in Research

By |2021-09-01T06:44:57-07:00September 1st, 2021|Helpful Explainers|

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: Bias in Research Welcome back to our comic series that explores a range of data literacy concepts. We follow Becky, who describes herself as a bit data-phobic, as she navigates tricky situations at her new job. She'll learn to create effective charts, grasp statistical concepts, and [...]

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July 2021

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: Pie Charts

By |2021-07-07T09:36:16-07:00July 7th, 2021|Helpful Explainers|

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: Pie Charts Welcome to our new comic series that explores a range of data literacy concepts. We follow Becky, who describes herself as a bit data-phobic, as she navigates tricky situations at her new job. She'll learn to create effective charts, grasp statistical concepts and confidently [...]

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May 2021

April 2021

The Difference Between “Prevalence” and “Incidence” and Why We Care

By |2022-08-22T12:11:24-07:00April 27th, 2021|Helpful Explainers|

Like what you're reading? Learn all this and more in our on-demand course Data Literacy Fundamentals or purchase its companion book in PDF form. The Difference Between “Prevalence” and “Incidence” and Why We Care Have you heard the terms “prevalence” and “incidence” in the news lately? What’s the difference between them and [...]

March 2021