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Data Digest: Storytelling Myths, History of Visualizations, Data Visualization Tutorial

Today brush up your data visualization skills by learning myths about data storytelling, the history of visualization and infographic use, and the basics of good visualization design.

Busting Data Storytelling Myths

Preconceptions about data storytelling can make it difficult to become a great data storyteller. This article examines six widely-held beliefs about the process and explains how these ideas are hindering your data storytelling capability.

Read more at Forbes

The Data Visualization's History

Although the amount of data we live with today is higher than ever before, data visualizations and infographics have been around for a long time. This article explores the history of data visualizations.


A Data Visualization Tutorial

The author of this tutorial on data visualizations is coming from a marketing perspective, but the advice given is useful for anyone attempting to create an effective visualization.

Read more at Marketing Land

About the Author

Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at

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