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The unicorn bubble - Donuts or Waffles ?

By on December 8, 2019

How Silicon Valley feels right now ? Few days ago the Wall Street Journal (@WSGGraphics) published a tweet about Unicorns loosing value between their last private-market valuation and their IPO price. In this post, we will replicate their visuals and we will demonstrate the problem of using donuts like charts. We will propose an alternative using waffle charts. They illustrated the analysis with some circular charts. The problem with such visuals is that human eye is very bad ad comparing surfaces when they are represented by disks.

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3D annimation about Measles in USA

By on October 17, 2019

In a previous post, we published some data vizualisations (heat map and maps) inspired by an article of The Wall Street Journal about the impact of measles vaccine in the USA. We are now going to present an alternative visualization based on 3D plots. Such plots are not always the best for data vizualisation but they are still interesting, especially when they are annimated.

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The impact of vaccines, case of Measles in USA

By on October 7, 2019

The Wall Street Journal has published in 2015 an set a of data visualization to illustrate the impact of vaccines on the USA population (DeBold & Freedman - 2015). This article presents heat maps across all 50 USA states for various conditions. For most conditions, such as measles, polio, rubella, the effect of the vaccine is very visible. In this post we are going to replicate the analysis and attempt to generate similar heat maps.

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The new french election geography

By on September 21, 2019

The last European elections were on June 26th, 2019. One of the major observation was the increase of extreme right votes, and more particularily the shift toward extreme right of areas which used to be left voters. In this post we are going to visualize the results of this election designing a new shape for France. The objective is to create a choropleth map of the six main lists of candidates showing the percentage of votes per list for each french communes.

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