The Washington Post
– Oct 14, 3:00 AM
In the current political environment, he notes in the book, misinformation is everywhere. A slick chart can add a veneer of authority to shoddy or misleading data, he said, so he made it his goal to help readers avoid the common interpretive…
David NapoliAn insightful interview with Alberto Cairo … helping all of us see the truth in visualizations
Outside of the brick and mortar walls of academic institutions – and conferences attended by researchers -- there is an invisible conversation happening. Academic Twitter, as it's affectionately known, is a world unto itself. Yet, it turns…
David NapoliThis needs to be rectified — hopefully spreading the word of this research finding will be at least a small step in the right direction
MassMutual, a $30 billion per year life insurance company, had a problem. It was 2013 and, along with the rest of the insurance industry, it was bedeviled by fraud. According to FBI estimates, fraud sets the U.S. insurance industry (and…
David NapoliThe need to foster the growth of data literacy and graphicacy — and, dare I say, Data Dexterity 😁 — across organizations and the populous will only continue to increase
Juice Analytics - Build Data Products and Visualization
– Oct 10, 9:10 AM
“Can't we sprinkle in some pie charts just to change things up?” If you're in the information design business, you've probably heard some version on this request. Variety is the spice of life, right? I say: Get your spice elsewhere.
David NapoliDo not underestimate the ability of your audience to learn elements of data literacy — and here is a great example of such in this insightful post
There are several different kinds of means. They all try to find an average value from among a set of numbers. Although the most popular mean is the arithmetic mean, the geometric mean can be useful for problems in statistics, finance, and biology.
David NapoliThe geometric mean can also be used to derive a better estimate of the 'average' length of stay for hospital admissions (see also: Winsorized mean)