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This Month's Featured Content

Ridge Plots

Ridge plots are like multiple overlapping area graphs. But while area graphs are used specifically to show change over time, ridge plots are more broadly used, to show distribution of data points.

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Scatterplots are one of those standard graph types you learn about in college and a default chart type in most graphing software. In this tutorial, we'll take this common-but-often-misunderstood graph and show options to make its story shine.

Demographics Tables

Demographics are usually presented in a table, where no stories are clear. In this tutorial we will show you a dozen alternatives to those standard tables.

Triple Overlapping Bar

Triple overlapping bars help you talk about subsets of subsets of a whole.