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Economist and data visualization and presentation skills specialist Jon Schwabish talks about data visualization, presentation skills, presentation design, open data, and technology.

Economist and data visualization and presentation skills specialist Jon Schwabish talks about data visualization, presentation skills, presentation design, open data, and technology.
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Washington, DC

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Economist and data visualization and presentation skills specialist Jon Schwabish talks about data visualization, presentation skills, presentation design, open data, and technology.

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@jschwabish

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English


Episodes

Episode #98: Mark Monmonier

10/17/2017
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Mark Monmonier is a Distinguished Professor of Geography at the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. In the data visualization field, he is probably best known for his fantastic book, How to Lie with Maps. Professor Monmonier’s research focuses on the history... The post Episode #98: Mark Monmonier appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration: 00:32:20


Episode #97: Tom Weatherburn and William Davis

10/10/2017
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Working together, Tom Weatherburn and William Davis run the mapTO website a project where they make maps of Toronto and the surrounding areas. I found their project on rescaling the Toronto subway system to actual geography really intriguing, so I invited them to come... The post Episode #97: Tom Weatherburn and William Davis appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration: 00:21:40


Episode #96: Neil Halloran

10/3/2017
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Neil Halloran is one of those people who, in my mind, is pushing the data visualization field in different directions. In his two data-driven documentaries, The Fallen and The Shadow Peace, Neil uses different ways of showing data to convey... The post Episode #96: Neil Halloran appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration: 00:24:19


Episode #94: Jen Golbeck

9/26/2017
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Hi everyone, welcome back! I’m excited to have Jen Golbeck on this week’s episode. Jen is a world leader in social media research and science communication. She is a pioneer in the field of social data analytics, discovering people’s hidden... The post Episode #94: Jen Golbeck appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration: 00:22:14


Episode #94: Lilian Coral

9/19/2017
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Welcome back to the show! To get you ready for the September 23rd National Day of Civic Hacking, I’m very happy to have Lilian Coral on this week’s episode. At the time of this interview in late August, Lilian was... The post Episode #94: Lilian Coral appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration: 00:23:08


Episode #93: Robert Kosara

9/12/2017
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Welcome back to the PolicyViz Podcast! I’m back! After a few weeks off this summer to enjoy the nice weather and time with the family, I’m excited to be back with a whole new slate of guests. Over the next... The post Episode #93: Robert Kosara appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration: 00:27:55


Episode #91: Shomik Sarkar

6/20/2017
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Welcome back to this week’s show! This week, I speak with Shomik Sarkar, who is currently a data scientist at the Democratic National Committee and was Director of Reporting for Hillary Clinton’s campaign for president. Shomik and I talk about how... The post Episode #91: Shomik Sarkar appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration: 00:25:10


Episode #90: Javier Zarracina and Anna Flagg

6/13/2017
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I hope you’ve enjoyed the last few episodes of the podcast. Continuing a theme that has been present in the last few episodes, on this week’s show I welcome Javier Zarracina from Vox and Anna Flagg from the Marshall Project... The post Episode #90: Javier Zarracina and Anna Flagg appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration: 00:25:46


Episode #89: Priya Krishnakumar

6/6/2017
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In this week’s episode of the PolicyViz Podcast, I’m joined by Priya Krishnakumar, a visual/data journalist at the LA Times. I’m a big fan of Priya’s work and her colleagues at the LA Times. For me in particular, I think... The post Episode #89: Priya Krishnakumar appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration: 00:24:10


Episode #88: The Big Book of Dashboards

5/30/2017
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Welcome back to the show! There are lots of decisions to be made when it comes to creating a data visualization. And when you pull multiple visualizations together into one view, the decisions compound. That’s why on this week’s show,... The post Episode #88: The Big Book of Dashboards appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration: 00:28:49


Episode #87: Elijah Meeks

5/23/2017
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Welcome back to the PolicyViz Podcast. This week, I’m pleased to welcome Elijah Meeks to the show to talk about his work as a Senior Data Visualization Engineer at Netflix and the state of data visualization jobs. Elijah sparked a... The post Episode #87: Elijah Meeks appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration: 00:36:31


Episode #86: Mona Chalabi

5/16/2017
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Welcome back to the PolicyViz Podcast! On this week’s episode, I’m very pleased to be joined by Mona Chalabi from the Guardian. Mona, if you don’t already know, is involved in a number of exciting projects at the Guardian and... The post Episode #86: Mona Chalabi appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration: 00:33:10


Episode #85: Anna Flagg

5/9/2017
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Welcome back to this week’s episode of The PolicyViz Podcast. I’m pleased to welcome Anna Flagg from the Marshall Project this week. Anna and I met at the Malofiej Infographic World Summit in March. With 899 online entries to judge,... The post Episode #85: Anna Flagg appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration: 00:23:54


Episode #84: Dan Morgan

5/2/2017
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Do you like transportation? Do you like data about transportation? Then you’re going to love this week’s episode of The PolicyViz Podcast! On this week’s show, I’m very happy to be joined by Dan Morgan, the Chief Data Officer at the Department of... The post Episode #84: Dan Morgan appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration: 00:32:07


Episode #83: Chad Skelton

4/25/2017
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Many people agreed with my basic argument during last month’s Month of Story. One person, however, had a slightly different take on how we tell stories with data and what that concept means as it is applied to data. Chad Skelton, formerly... The post Episode #83: Chad Skelton appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration: 00:31:05


Episode #82: Rune Madsen

4/18/2017
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The “open” movement consists of different product types–we all know about open data and open source code, for example. But more and more, we’re seeing open book writing. Last year, Hadley Wickham wrote his book on R in an open platform.... The post Episode #82: Rune Madsen appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration: 00:25:47


Episode #80: Alvin Chang

3/28/2017
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I’m currently in Pamplona, Spain enjoying what is turning out to be a very rewarding and tiring week at the Malofiej Infographic World Summit (follow #malofiej25 on Twitter, if you like). If I can find the time, I’ll try to conduct... The post Episode #80: Alvin Chang appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration: 00:22:35


Episode #76: Sarah Kalicin

2/28/2017
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Welcome back to the show! This week, I chat with Sarah Kalicin, Senior Statistician at Intel about how to get an organization to leverage their data to improve their work, analysis, and communication. We talk about all things organizational this... The post Episode #76: Sarah Kalicin appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration: 00:20:24


Episode #75: David Bauer

2/22/2017
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Welcome back to the PolicyViz Podcast! As I’m sure you’re aware, data visualization tools are a regular source of discussion: Which tools to use? Which one is best? Which one allows me to do this or that or the other?... The post Episode #75: David Bauer appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration: 00:21:46


Episode #70: Simon Rogers

1/17/2017
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Welcome back to the PolicyViz Podcast! On this week’s episode, I’m excited to welcome Simon Rogers to the show. Simon is a data journalist, writer, and speaker and has worked at the Guardian in the UK, Twitter, and is now a... The post Episode #70: Simon Rogers appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration: 00:22:23

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