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8 Classic storytelling techniques for engaging presentations (for adult students)

“A good public speaker takes their audience on a journey, leaving them feeling inspired and motivated. But structuring a speech to get the ideas across and keep the audience engaged all the way through is tricky.” … 41 more words

TELL

#MakeoverMonday - Sydney Ferries

For #MakeoverMonday this week, I created a very straightforward visualisation. The data broke down Sydney ferry trips by month, route and commuter type. I chose to ignore the latter Dimension and to draw attention to the most popular route, and explore any seasonality trends for each of the routes. 341 more words

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Sydney Ferry Patronage - A Makeover

So here we are for the latest installment of #MakeoverMonday and this week we’re diving into some open public data out of Sydney, Australia. Specifically, we are looking at the Sydney Ferry lines. 306 more words

Tableau

#TakeapartTuesday Chicago Taxis

I think people may have been intimidated by the prospect of wrestling with 105 million rows of data for #MakeoverMonday this week. To my eye at least, it seemed we had fewer submissions than usual, but the community dashboard will validate that in time. 1,984 more words

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Programmers' Signposts

Have you ever felt lost in a foreign city? Software engineers know that feeling when they navigate through unfamiliar code. It might sound like a trivial problem, but studies have shown that they spend about 25% of their time just on code navigation.1… 479 more words

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