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Sep 15, 2016

On this specially extended episode, we talk with someone who has one of the coolest job titles ever; Alberto Cairo, Knight Chair of the University of Miami School of Journalism. We had a great conversation prompted by Zen Master Rody Zakovich @RodyZakovich (https://twitter.com/RodyZakovich) on about the line between infographics and data visualisation. There was just so much good content we decided to exetend the episode rather than split it up. Albertos superb blog is here http://www.thefunctionalart.com/ His new book The Truthful Art is here https://www.amazon.com/dp/0321934075/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_x_YOM2xbPEY0BKZ Links Steven pinker. Sense of style https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sense-Style-Thinking-Persons-Writing/dp/1846145503 Visual loop - need to navigate thru find the gems http://visualoop.com/ NYT http://www.nytimes.com/ WP https://www.washingtonpost.com/ National geographic http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ Wsj http://www.wsj.com/ Pew research center https://www.pewresearch.org (https://www.pewresearch.org/) http://www.538.com Tampa bay times-Speeding cops http://www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/crime/theres-a-big-reason-tampa-police-write-so-many-tickets/2252912 Prepublica https://www.texastribune.org/ NICAR http://ire.org/nicar/ Malofiej in Spain http://www.malofiejgraphics.com/ Tapestry http://www.tapestryconference.com/ Openvis https://openvisconf.com/ The ghost map https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ghost_Map Randy Olsen wrote a critique of the vaccine viz http://www.randalolson.com/2016/03/04/revisiting-the-vaccine-visualizations/ Mike Bostic? NYT graphics Senate 2014 http://www.nytimes.com/newsgraphics/2014/senate-model/ Steal like an artist recommend. Biggest piece of advice. Choose a role model & copy their style and then you'll develop your style.