Visualizing COVID-19 Data Responsibly: An Interview with Amanda Makulec

In April, I sat down with Amanda Makulec, one of my longtime data an evaluation friends, to learn about visualizing COVID-19 responsibly. Amanda is the Data Visualization Capability Lead at Excella; a co-organizer for Dataviz DC; and the Operations Director for the Data Visualization Society (DVS). She’s also one of the most knowledgeable people around when it comes to visualizing COVID-19 data.
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Behind the Scenes with Elissa Schloesser, One of My Favorite Information Designers

Elissa Schloesser is one of my favorite information designers. We’ve partnered on a number of projects over the years, from full-length technical reports to one-page summaries. I recently interviewed Elissa about her career path. Data visualization is still a fairly new area and so many women working in data, like Elissa, have blazed their own career path. Elissa shares about her background, her career path along with tips for working with a graphic designer.
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Presenting Data While Working Remotely: Audio, Lighting, and Speaking Tips

I recently had the chance to talk with my friend Jon Schwabish of PolicyViz. Our latest conversation was part of the Urban Institute’s Data@Urban Digital Discussions series. The intention of these talks are to connect with each other while we’re all social distancing. In it we discuss my work at home setup, my top three tips for presenting data over video calls and lessons learned from teaching online courses.
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