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9 Nov
The Most Complete U.S. Politics Graph Ever
A couple of years ago, I wrote a series of blogs about using data visualization to appreciate the fickleness of the U.S. electorate. A group of tables and graphs examined the ups & downs in the numbers of Republicans and Democrats in the House of Representatives since 1952, compared to the political party of the incumbent president. Well, I’ve updated the graph for the 2016 election, and extended the analysis back to 1920. Read on and enjoy!
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31 Oct
Announcing the First Black Pumpkin Award for Inept Graphs!
I know it’s not April Fool’s Day, when I usually write about inept data presentation, but Halloween is a reasonable second choice for this sort of thing. A graph appeared today in a Seeking Alpha blog about Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) that wins my black pumpkin award! HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
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