Hand-drawn Dataviz

As a parent of small kids, and especially as a scientist parent, you search for patterns in a universe without patterns. This realization led me not try to collect data, but instead hand-draw a series of data visualizations about family, parenting, and the dream of a work-life balance.

Advisor or Adviser?

Photo credit: Michael Popowich In written language there are rules to explain away most uncertainties. When there are no explicit rules, there is context. But without a rule and without context, what are we to do?

Data are Beautiful: Data's story in grammar

Photo credit: Flicker:binaryape A datum is a single piece of information. There are two plural forms for datum. The lesser known form, datums, is used exclusively in surveying and geodesy.