Data viz. Day one.
Obviously the circumstances are terrible, and tragic events are unfolding — now across the entire globe. Nevertheless, I’m teaching Data Visualization starting Monday. I am looking forward to this.
I’m just jotting some ideas down here – concepts to cover on day one of Data Visualization.
Data Visualization - Tukey’s quotation…
Grammar of Graphics
- simple 3 components
- more detail on the components
Example, what is a pie chart…
Discussion: Among the components, what is the hero of data viz. What is the great communicator?
Hadley’s quotation - transferable skill…
Point to ponder: Are you more of a “glamour of graphics” person or a “grammar of graphics” person.
Intro to R and RStudio - console and Rmarkdown
Intro to Tableau Desktop Public Edition
Next week: What is a figure that has made an impact on you? Articulate why…