DataViz - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
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DataViz - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

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Graphs Don't Lie and DataViz: How to Choose the Right Chart for Your Data are two of our biggest selling books - and for a good reason.

Data visualisation is sexy – probably the sexiest part of working with data, and it can make or break your study!

Few people that have to create charts as part of their study know and understand how to create charts for maximum effectiveness, and as a result struggle to engage their audience.

And that’s a shame, because a well-crafted chart has the potential to change the world!

DataViz: How to Choose the Right Chart for Your Data is a short guide to all the different types of charts you’ll commonly encounter in statistics.

Graphs Don’t Lie is an astonishing book in which the author uncovers how politicians, the press, corporations and other statistical conmen use graphs and charts to deceive their unwitting audience.

If you're serious about using graphs in the right way and wowing your audience, you won't want to miss this bundle.

Discover the exciting world of graphs and charts. Get this bundle, TODAY!

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Graphs Don’t Lie

How to Lie with Graphs and Get Away With It…
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The Future of Statistics

  • An anthology written with the contributions of some of the most prominent statisticians, data analysts and Data Scientists in the world to help you take the next steps in your Data Ninja journey!

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Sarah Palin, abortions, global warming and Usain Bolt. The CEO of Apple, 35 trillion gun deaths in 1995, Fox News and 193%. This book has got scandals galore!

With 9 witty chapters taking you on a roller coaster tour of graphical lies, pictorial deceits and pie charts of mayhem, this might just be the most entertaining book about graphs you’ll read this year.

 

Did you know that between them, Sarah Palin, Mike Huckabee and Mitt Romney enjoyed a total of 193% support from Republican candidates in the 2012 US primaries? It must be true – it was on a pie chart broadcast on Fox News. Did you also know that the number 34 is smaller than 14, and zero is much bigger than 22? Honest, it’s true, it was published in a respectable national newspaper after the 2017 UK General Election. There can’t have been any kind of misdirection here because they were all shown on a pie chart.

In this astonishing book, award winning statistician and author Lee Baker uncovers how politicians, the press, corporations and other statistical conmen use graphs and charts to deceive their unwitting audience. Like how a shocking, and yet seemingly innocuous statement as “Every year since 1950, the number of children gunned down has doubled”, meant that there should have been at least 35 trillion gun deaths in 1995 alone, the year the quote was printed in a reputable journal. Or how an anti-abortion group made their point by trying to convince us all that 327,000 is actually a larger number than 935,573. Nice try, but no cigar – we weren’t born yesterday.

In his trademark sardonic style, the author reveals the secrets of how the statistical hustlers use graphs and charts to manipulate and misrepresent for political or commercial gain – and often get away with it.

Written as a layman’s guide to lying, cheating and deceiving with graphs, there’s not a dull page in sight! And it’s got elephants in it too…

 

Discover the exciting world of lying with graphs and charts. Get this book, TODAY!

DataViz: How to Choose the Right Chart for Your Data

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DataViz – The Big Picture

  • an Ultra-High-Definition flowchart (pdf) that will guarantee that you get the right chart first time, every time!

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Data visualisation is sexy – probably the sexiest part of statistics, Data Science, business intelligence and many other fields too.

And it can make or break your study!

 

Few people that have to create charts as part of their study know and understand how to create charts for maximum effectiveness, and as a result struggle to engage their audience.

And that’s a shame, because a well-crafted chart has the potential to change the world!

Charts really are that important!

 

DataViz: How to Choose the Right Chart for Your Data is a short guide to all the different types of charts you’ll commonly encounter in statistics.

It is a snappy little non-threatening book about everything you ever wanted to know (but were afraid to ask) about the craft of creating inspirational graphics for your study, presentation, thesis, or just about any occasion – irrespective of your audience.

 

First, I’ll explain about the different types of graphs you’ll use.

Then I’ll show you which data goes on which axis.

I’ll show you the different types of charts to use, and how to choose which ones to use.

We’ll move on to how to style your charts and review them with a critical eye to decide what should go on your graph, and – more importantly – what you should take off.

Finally, I’ll introduce you to DataViz – The Big Picture, an Ultra-High-Definition flowchart that will guarantee that you get the right chart first time, every time!

 

By the time you’ve read this short book, you’ll more about plotting charts than pretty much everyone around you!

 

Discover the world of DataViz. Get this book, TODAY!

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