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Taking you through the creation of a custom map of Norway including our personal data, using JavaScript, R, and many other tools

Design & Map

In this blog, I’d like to show you how I created the map below of Senja, Lofoten & Vesterålen in Norway. Using a combination of tools, including the OpenStreetMap API, Amazon Web Services Terrain Tiles, R, d3.js, and JavaScript, I was able to create a unique and personal map that features …

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Learning Data Visualization

Here I share more information about how I got into data visualization, what my current work process is like, and my personal tips on things that have worked well for me to get a career in visualizing data.


Dataviz Books Reviews

One of the first things I did after throwing myself into data visualization was to read lots of books about best practices. Here you can find reviews that I've written on each of the books. Hopefully it will help you decide which book to read.

Want to learn how to take your data visualization beyond the default?

You can take my 'Customizing Charts for Beauty & Impact' course, in which I share my favorite techniques to go beyond the default to create beautiful, effective, and custom data visualizations.


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