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Join us every week to recap the best visualisations, learning points and all the news about MakeoverMonday

Blog

Join us every week to recap the best visualisations, learning points and all the news about MakeoverMonday

Week 31: Big Mac Index

Week 31 was a collaboration with The Economist to help them see new and effective ways of visualizing The Big Mac Index.

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Week 28: Volcano Eruptions

This week I provided a dataset containing Volcano Eruptions from 1436 volcanoes. An exciting topic that hopefully everyone else enjoyed as well.

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Week 24: Tourism Density Index

This week’s recap about the Tourism Density Index comes to you from Berlin, where I am playing tourist myself and enjoying a few days in the capital.

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Week 23: U.K. Gender Pay Gap

The UK recently release data on the gender pay gap at companies across the country. For week 23, the Community created lots of great visualizations to communicate the disparity amongst many companies.

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Week 20: Congestion in major European Cities

Andy and I are huge fans of simplicity and this week's dataset was nice and simple, giving everyone a chance to stick to the basics if they want to and enjoy the nice (Northern Hemisphere) spring weather instead of spending many hours building vizzes. We asked you to...

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Week 18: Bee Colony Loss

Bee Colony Loss is a serious topic that impacts all of us and the environment we live in, so we visualized data for the US this week to highlight the problem.

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Week 6: Baseball Demographics 1947 – 2016

February is Black History Month and we challenged the Makeover Monday community to join the collaboration with Tableau and other data projects including Storytelling with Data, Viz for Social Good and Data for Democracy to visualize diversity.

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Week 2: Looks vs Personality

For this week’s makeover we looked at survey data analysing responses to the question of what is most important for people in a romantic partner.

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Week 52: Christmas tree sales in the US

For the last week of the year I chose Christmas data after Andy made me do it. I had initially picked a really cute data set but don’t worry it will come in the new year. So this time we looked at Christmas tree sales in the US. Are you buying real or fake trees?

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Week 51: Global Temperature Anomalies

With two weeks to go in the year, Eva and I thought it would be good to give everyone one last chance this year to play with a massive dataset. For week 51, I took 176M record collected by Ken Black via NOAA of global temperature readings, used Alteryx to upload the...

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Makeover Monday in 2018

Today Andy and I revealed our plans for the coming year and what we will change and improve about Makeover Monday to continue delivering value for the community and to further grow the project.

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Week 49: The Cost of a Curry at Wetherspoon

Only a couple more weeks and we'll be done with Makeover Monday 2017 edition. This year sure has flown by! Eva finally caught me up on the plans for 2018, which we'll share on December 20. Sign up for the webinar here. If you're wondering why I chose "The Cost of a...

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Week 48: The World as 100 People

100 weeks of #MakeoverMonday. We may be going on about it a bit... well, it is a significant milestone and one we've truly enjoyed reaching together with all of you, our community of contributors who create vizzes and data stories every week, no matter what data we...

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Week 47: Snapchat is Tops with American Teens

We're almost there everyone! 47 weeks down, five to go! Keep up the amazing work! This week we tried to get inside the brains of American teens by analysing their favorite social networks over the past three years. The data set contained only 24 records, which...

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Week 45: Life Expectancy at Birth

The Makeover Monday Community never ceases to amaze me! What a week! A really simple data set, yet way over 250 different visualisation. You all inspire us! There's a lot to cover this week, so let's get to it.   MAKEOVER MONDAY LIVE! Eva and I ran separate Makeover...

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Week 41: Obesity in America

What an amazing week for Makeover Monday! The week started with a mere 500 of us together in a room in Vegas at TC17 vizzing about obesity in America. Last year in Austin we had 100 people attend and it was full about an hour before the start. We never could have...

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Week 38: A Day at the Races

For week 38 we challenged the community to analyze and visualize our race data, which we produced on Sunday as Andy ran the Richmond Marathon and I competed at the Sprint Triathlon Age Group World Championship in Rotterdam.

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