Monthly Archives: June 2014

Verse 11 of 10+ Ways to Leave Your Pie Chart

Even I am starting to feel a little sorry for the pie chart.  My fellow viz peers generally accept using pie charts on maps. Andy (vizwiz.blogspot.com) might still not let this one pass as he says, “Friends don’t let friends use pie charts.” Use

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Verse 10 of 10+ Ways to Leave Your Pie Chart

The long tail whips up on the pie chart (inspired by Chris Anderson’s ‘The Long Tail,’ which nicely articulates the value of understanding all your sales, not just the highest.) While bar charts are the best substitute for a summary,

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