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Junk Charts



Recycling chartjunk as junk art. A blog by data visualization critic, Kaiser Fung.



Updated: 2017-12-12T16:30:00-05:00

 



Verging on trust

2017-12-12T16:30:00-05:00

Kaiser Fung, founder of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, the premier data analytics bootcamp in New York City, finds omitted data in a chart used by Verge to illustrate the survey of attitudes toward social media brands.



Using a bardot chart for survey data

2017-12-04T03:09:05-05:00

Kaiser Fung, founder of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, finds new ways to visualize market research data coming from a study of consumer attitudes toward Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft Google, and Twitter by Verge.



The visual should be easier to read than your data

2017-11-26T19:24:14-05:00

Kaiser Fung, founder of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, explains why simple analysis should be illustrated using simple graphics.



Diverging paths for rich and poor, infographically

2017-11-20T23:46:11-05:00

Ray Vella (link) asked me to comment on a chart about regional wealth distribution, which I wrote about here. He also asked students in his NYU infographics class to create their own versions. This effort caught my eye: This work...