I took the #10GraphChallenge, exploring data in sports, crime, money, and travel. You should, too.
Last month I wrote about my process of designing what I called vesting sparklines. I was super excited about them because they packed so much information into a small area and because they made so much sense to me. There is nothing like the moment when you suddenly come upon the answer to a design… Continue reading Killing your darlings
I recently wrote about the book The Visual Display of Quantitative Information by Edward Tufte. That book inspired me to explore ways of visualizing the vesting of savings and awards. Background Skip this section if you know equity! Vesting Vesting is when stock or cash becomes available. This allows companies to reward their employees for… Continue reading Visualizing vesting schedules
"A little light reading, hey?" the doctor from Pennsylvania asked me on a recent flight. "Do you have to read that for a course or something?" "No," I said as I showed him a fascinating chart of Napoleon’s army’s advance to and retreat from Russia, "I'm actually just reading it for fun." And despite the… Continue reading The Visual Display of Quantitative Information by Edward Tufte- Book review