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New Olympic sports explained

The 2020 Summer Olympics are here, so ’tis the season for experimental visual explainers. The Washington Post uses a combination of illustration, video, and augmented reality to show off three…


Weather Strip, an app that shows the forecast as a time series

Weather Strip is a new weather app by visualization researcher Robin Stewart. It shows the week’s forecast as a time series chart, aiming to show you details at a glance….


✚ Learning New Visualization Things Practically – The Process 149

Welcome to issue #149 of The Process, the newsletter for FlowingData members about how the charts get made. I’m Nathan Yau, and this week I’m thinking about how to learn…


Visualizing SharePoint lists now available to all users

A couple of months ago, we launched a new Power BI integration for visualizing SharePoint lists for all Targeted release users. We’re now excited to announce that the experience has…


Olympic event visual explainers

With the Olympics starting on Friday, The New York Times started their coverage of events and athletes to watch. Their visual explainers are always very good in that the topic…


Behind the scenes: Running the Power BI service

I’m excited to share a new whitepaper that describes the Power BI team’s approach to maintaining a reliable, performant, and scalable service for our customers. Source: PowerBI


Case rates adjusted for the unvaccinated

Covid-19 cases in the United States were down, but they’re moving up again, mostly among the unvaccinated. Dan Keating and Leslie Shapiro for The Washington Post break down the comparisons…


Extract Product Lines

To do effective legacy displacement, we need to figure out how to break down the problem into manageable pieces. Extract Product Lines does this by identifying product lines and using…


Introduction to Deep Learning

Sebastian Raschka made 170 videos on deep learning, and you can watch all of the lessons now: I just sat down this morning and organized all deep learning related videos…


Power BI July 2021 Feature Summary

Welcome to the July update! This month we are making small multiples generally available, as well as the new model view and sensitivity labels in Desktop. Also, we have a…