PinnedAdrianData Products — Part I: A Lego ExerciseOne can define a data product as the smallest unit of data-based architecture that can be independently deployed and managed (aka product…Mar 181Mar 181

AdrianDimensions in Graphical Representation: 10 Quotes“Graphic comparisons, wherever possible, should be made in one dimension only.” (Willard C Brinton, “Graphic Methods for Presenting Facts”…Sep 25Sep 25

AdrianConclusions in Graphical Representation: 10 Quotes“Before anything can be reasoned upon to a conclusion, certain facts, principles, or data, to reason from, must be established, admitted…Sep 23Sep 23

AdrianAttention in Graphical Representation: 10 Quotes“The visible figures by which principles are illustrated should, so far as possible, have no accessories. They should be magnitudes pure…Sep 22Sep 22

AdrianScales in Graphical Representation: 10 Quotes“For a curve the vertical scale, whenever practicable, should be so selected that the zero line will appear on the diagram. […] If the zero…Sep 21Sep 21

AdrianAggregation in Graphical Representation: 10 Quotes“Modern data graphics can do much more than simply substitute for small statistical tables. At their best, graphics are instruments for…Sep 20Sep 20

AdrianPatterns in Graphical Representation: 10 Quotes“Averages, ranges, and histograms all obscure the time-order for the data. If the time-order for the data shows some sort of definite…Sep 15Sep 15

AdrianInfographic in Graphical Representation: 10 Quotes“Information graphics are an essential component of technical communication. Very few technical documents or presentations can be…Sep 14Sep 14

AdrianNumbers in Graphical Representation: 10 Quotes“If statistical graphics, although born just yesterday, extends its reach every day, it is because it replaces long tables of numbers and…Sep 12Sep 12

AdrianAesthetics in Graphical Representation: 10 Quotes“Good design looks right. It is simple (clear and uncomplicated). Good design is also elegant, and does not look contrived. A map should be…Sep 12Sep 12