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Bamboo charts: People at risk of poverty or social exclusion

Here is the percentage of people at risk of poverty or social exclusion in the European Union and a few other countries: We are going to resist the urge to identify them and use our [...]

By | July 16th, 2012|Categories: 08 Order and ranking, Chart Types|Tags: |11 Comments

The Horizon Graph Is a Reorderable Matrix Too: Unemployment Rate 1976-2012

Here is the draft result of my little weekend project, making horizon graphs in Excel: I'm probably using too many color bands, but I like it! The horizon graph is a very compact way to [...]

Animation, Small Multiples or the Reorderable Matrix? Growth of Walmart, Excel Edition

In data visualization, animation is overrated. OK, it's an interesting option if you can see a clear pattern emerging when displaying data over time/space (and, thanks to animation, we were introduced to this communicator extraordinaire [...]

By | June 7th, 2012|Categories: 13 Chart types: profiles, Chart Types|Tags: |9 Comments