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Put Down the Pie Chart and Other Data Visualization Strategies

Put Down the Pie Chart and Other Data Visualization Strategies

“It’s a mistake to think that creating information from data is easy.” – Jose Berengueres

In this episode of Data Chats, Chris Richardson interviews Jose Berengueres. He is an associate professor in design thinking, data visualization and computer science at the United Arab Emirates University. He is also the author of Data Viz and Sketch Thinking

They discuss

  • Why you should think beyond excel for creating graphs and charts
  • The importance of the DIKW pyramid (Data, Information, Knowledge and Wisdom)
  • How culture influences communication, specifically visualization decisions
  • The problems with pie charts and color decisions

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