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EMBO Practical Course: Bioinformatics and Genome Analysis, 5–17 June 2017.


data visualization + science communication

Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Essentials of Data Visualization. An 8-part video mini-series on how to think about drawing data. In collaboration with University of Sydney.

Each video is about 15 minutes long and includes exercises for you to try.

Let me what you think—leave your feedback below each video.

Design

Organize and clarify.

PDF | Design plays a large role in data visualization. Think of design as choreography for the page. In our context it’s not merely driven by aesthetic, but function. Although there’s always room for aesthetic—gently applied—and I really encourage you to find your own and continue to refine it. But always remember, be understood before being articulate. Be legible before being attractive! Your goal here isn’t to make inroads on the global stage of aesthetic studies. Become a good visual explainer. It’s harder … and more worth doing.