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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 48: The cost of a night out

Week 48: The cost of a night out

Original visualization | Data set on data.world | Viz Review Webinar You all probably know by now that the #MakeoverMonday community is pretty switched on, creative, passionate and simply a bunch of incredible people that we truly enjoy working with. Not...

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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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A Day at the Races

September 17, 2017 marks a challenging day on our calendar, as both Andy and I competed in our chosen sports. For Andy it was a marathon, for me a sprint distance triathlon. We're challenging you to create a makeover of our race results. As our sports are quite...

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A personal Makeover Monday edition

On Sunday, 17 September 2017, Andy and I will both be racing. Andy is doing the Richmond Marathon in preparation for his A race this autumn in Frankfurt in October. I will be in Rotterdam for this season's last triathlon, competing at the Age Group Sprint Triathlon...

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Week 36: The UN SDG Action Campaign My World Survey

For week 36, we teamed up with Chloe Tseng and #VizForSocialGood in a collaboration with the United Nations SDG Action campaign to visualize survey results for the MyWorld survey looking at people’s perception on the successful (or not) achievement of sustainable development goals.

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Week 32 – India’s broken toilets

As we reflect on another big week of makeovers, there were numerous impactful vizzes that pointed out the issues faced in rural Indian schools where access to functioning toilets is often lacking.

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Week 30 – How thirsty is our food?

The topic for this week was ‘How thirsty is your food’ with a dataset about the water footprint of common categories, such as different types of meat, dairy, fruit and vegetables, pulses and nuts.

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Recap: Makeover Monday live at #ParisTUG

The organisers of the Paris Tableau User Group spoke to us a couple of months ago and invited us to host a #MakeoverMonday live event at one of their meetups. A trip to Paris in late spring to talk to fellow Tableau enthusiasts about data and Makeover Monday? Sounds...

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Makeover Monday live in Sydney

As the community continues to grow and the project is picking up momentum among Tableau enthusiasts and dataviz people across the globe, running two live MakeoverMonday meetups in Sydney was a great way to connect with the Australian data visualization community.

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