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Aug 14, 2018 17 tweets 8 min read
Morning, #dataviz folks! Here comes a thread on the "streamgraph" chart type used in the @FinancialTimes graphic on Premier League shirt sponsors.

The research paper by @leeb & @wattenberg that introduced streamgraphs to the world is one of the best dataviz papers I've ever read 1/16 In November 2008, @leeb & @wattenberg published "Stacked Graphs – Geometry & Aesthetics", a wonderfully comprehensive discussion of the trade-offs between aesthetics & geometry in stacked graphs…
Oct 29, 2017 8 tweets 2 min read
Some notes on Barry Sherman's comments, those deliberately misinterpreting them, and general nuance around Remain, Leave & education levels: Several studies and surveys show that on average, Remain voters have higher levels of education than Leave voters…