Blog Posts in February 2012

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Tableau Public In the Hollywood Dataviz Challenge

Balazs Krich & Daniel Molnar of Data East wants to help you pick the right movie to watch tonight. His take on visualizing a huge dataset of movie stats and reviews from the top films of 2007-2011 as part of the Hollywood Dataviz Contest has just made the shortlist for ...

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Picture Perfect: Adding Images to Your Viz Part 3

In previous posts we looked at how to add images to a dashboard and how to use images as custom shapes. This time we're going to look at how to add an image to the background of a viz.
This viz of hit songs written by the songwriting team Jerry Leiber and Mike ...

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Your Data, Social

Tonight we’re excited to announce a feature that helps you start conversations with data. We call it Save & Share, and it lets your readers not only share your vizes but share their own view of your vizes. Think of it as your viz being social.
How does it work? Check out this video.
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Picture Perfect: Adding Images to Your Viz Part 2

Last time we covered adding an image to your dashboard. This week we're going to look at another way of adding images to your viz - using custom shapes.
This viz uses custom shapes of men and women.
We've got data on bank failures, so we're going to use ...

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The Top Vizzes of Q4 2011

The last bit of 2011 was a flurry of viz activity! David Jacoby from Grantland grabbed the top viewed spot with his very popular Reality TV Fantasy Scorecard. Take a look at the other vizzes in the Top 100 from last quarter, including the interactivity king,
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