What are the use cases for this issue that I solved? Probably just the one I aimed to do (a radial chart showing how many of each zodiac sign were born between 1994 and 2014).
Author: Rebecca Gourley
Taking a 2,650-mile (virtual) journey
I started this project many months ago — late spring 2021. It's now mid-August of the same year and the project is finally finished. I only needed a "travel" themed viz challenge to motivate me to get it done.
Designing for accessibility: Easy steps to make your Tableau visualizations more screen reader-friendly
In my opinion, Tableau still has a long ways to go to be truly accessible to all, but practicing some of these steps in your data visualization work can greatly improve the experience that screen reader users have when interacting with data in general. Doing so also creates a more welcoming environment to a large group of people.
Data story: Fremont Bridge bicycle traffic in 2020
On a typical day in a typical year, the Fremont Bridge in Seattle is a popular throughway for bicycle traffic. But, 2020 was anything but a typical year.
Creative process: Designing a data visualization
After my data visualization instructor asked me to describe my "creative process" to the class, I realized that despite my initial reaction to that request, I actually did have a process. Here it is in step-by-step format.
Data story: The deadliest places in the world for journalists
The killing of a journalist is considered the ultimate form of censorship. Between 1992 and 2020, nearly 2000 journalists have been killed. I analyzed data from the Committee to Protect Journalists to find out where these acts of violence are taking place.
Allow me to introduce myself
I hate long drawn-out intros so I will get to the point. I started this blog as a way to highlight some of the work I do and share things I’ve learned in doing that work.