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Methods of comparison, compared

‘There are many ways to compare values. Depending on what you seek to understand, one method may be better than another. In this post, we’ll walk through some common methods and consider their uses’.

Value-suppressing uncertainty palettes

‘Uncertainty information inherently makes visualizations more complex: it’s more data to show, and uncertainty quantification can be a complex process that results in numbers that are difficult to interpret’.

Immigration myths and global realities

‘While it is far from a consensus, on both sides of the Atlantic the proposition that immigration amounts to a large-scale threat is gaining ground on the right of the political spectrum’.

The passage of drugs in El Salvador

This in-depth investigation look at  the strategy that the anti-narcotics police use in El Salvador, the role that gangs play, and the international drug routes through the country. (In Spanish)

Dive: Recommendation-driven data exploration

‘DIVE aims to let you work with your data and share results without writing a single line of code. Our system integrates state-of-the-art semi-automated visualization and statistical analysis functionality into a unified workflow’.


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