Chart Chat2021-07-07T13:40:44+00:00

Watch as Jeffrey Shaffer, Steve Wexler, Amanda Makulec, and Andy Cotgreave debate the good, the bad, and the “scaredy-cats” of data visualization.

One of the biggest lessons these industry leaders have learned is the importance of collaboration, iteration, and friction. Their passionate screen-sharing debates made for better dashboards and a better book.

By tuning in you’ll learn how to apply their thought processes to your own work. You’ll be entertained, and you’ll build better visualizations.

WE’RE TAKING THE SUMMER OFF. SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER.

Watch Previous Episodes

Chart Chat Live — Round 23

Our discussion with inventor, data visualization pioneer, and industry icon, Ben Shneiderman. https://youtu.be/nrLutRyr1L4

Chart Chat Live — Round 22

Ros Pearce, data journalist at The Economist, visits Chart Chat. It was a great discussion. https://youtu.be/JPfzinma9QU

Chart Chat Live — Round 20

Revisit the political divide in the US, take a deep dive into a Washington Post visualization about vaccine intentions among healthcare workers, showcase some stellar social media data visualization [...]

Chart Chat Live — Round 19

We discuss bar-in-bar charts, scaredy-cats and TURDs, great work from the New York Times, how to visualize 500,000 deaths, and the orange/blue debate. https://youtu.be/kco5U5wgDfY

Chart Chat Live — Round 18

In this Chart Chat we reflect on Sankey and proportion charts, unit charts, unemployment charts and presenting complex data. https://youtu.be/IIirXyOcbeQ

Chart Chat Live — Round 17

In this Chart Chat we reflect on a night of election vizzes, the lack of innovation and clarity (with the exception of the tie gauge, frownometer, and chipped cartogram) and [...]

Chart Chat Live — Round 15

In this Chart Chat we discuss waffle and unit charts, Iron Viz, a new approach to visualizing a P&L statement, and contact tracking visualizations. https://youtu.be/-q3ZTmWkQV8 [...]

Chart Chat Live — Round 14

In this Chart Chat we interview Len Kiefer, Deputy Chief Economist at Freddie Mac, explore problems with how the Georgia Department of Health visualizes Covid-19 data, and a discussion [...]

Chart Chat Live — Round 13

In this Chart Chat we'll look at "Modern" dashboard design, how NBC reported unemployment in the US, The "seven circles of hell" chart and more. https://youtu.be/SILoC-FLF-E [...]

Chart Chat Live — Round 12

In this Chart Chat we'll look at the Index Chart popularized by the Financial Times and how and why you should use it in your own organizations, how the [...]

Chart Chat Live — Round 11

In this special Chart Chat Steve, Jeff, Amanda, and Andy try to give you the tools to parse and filter the barrage of data visualizations around the Coronavirus. We'll [...]

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