Over in his blog, John Nelson gives us a full step by step recommendations on how to successfully demo an app in front of an audience. In my case, my two biggest mistakes are usually going too fast or not providing enough context before beginning. I know it because of the questions that rise later… Continue reading How to demo an app in six steps | John Nelson
Back in July 2013, the guys from released their Chartbuilder tool to the rest of the world. Quartz is a very successful online magazine. For their charting needs they use Chartbuilder, a web tool they built to streamline their cumbersome Excel-based process and convert it to a three step copy+paste, copy+paste, publish workflow. Author David Yanofksy:… Continue reading How to build quick and free charts
Michael Dubakov has this great introduction to visual encoding, along with samples and easy to remember rules, so you don’t mess up the next time you’re trying to visualize data.
Who touched base in my thought shower is a book by Steven Poole (who writes the on Reading it, I was often reminded of the Bill Lumbergh character in Office Space: Only after working in very politicized organizations, I realized that there were people who constantly spoke like that. All day long. Saying things like: Sunset… Continue reading Who touched base in my thought shower? | Steven Poole