Blog Check-In: Q1 2021

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay I thought it was time to check in on the blog-front, so here I am! The first quarter of 2021 offered me two new opportunities:  writing about and teaching a few aspects of data analytics. I was asked by Mary Aviles at Nightingale, the journal of the Data Visualization Society,... Continue Reading →

2020 Year in Review

I like the quote above because it reminds me that sometimes in life you just have to persevere. 2020 was a year like no other for just about everybody and it’s one that will always be remembered.  Despite the variety and number of challenges that came up, when I reflect back, I managed to have... Continue Reading →

The Magic Behind Playing Cards

I used to perform* magic tricks as a kid and I’ve always been in awe of the pros to this day.  So for this month’s Iron Quest theme – Myths, Mystery & Magic – I had no trouble deciding which of the three elements I’d be going for. Finding data I started by looking for... Continue Reading →

Fun With Donuts

I rarely use pie charts for various reasons (see death to pie charts for some), but since the data set for Makeover Monday (MOM) week 32 was a small one that could work as a pie and this month’s challenge in the Storytelling With Data (SWD) community was “make a perfect pie,” I thought I... Continue Reading →

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