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Join us every week to recap the best visualisations, learning points and all the news about MakeoverMonday
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Join us every week to recap the best visualisations, learning points and all the news about MakeoverMonday
Week 44: Annual Sunshine Hours

Week 44: Annual Sunshine Hours

Before winter consumes much of the Nothern Hemisphere with longer hours of darkness, we challenged everyone to visualize the hours of sunshine enjoyed by different cities around the world.

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Makeover Monday 2019

Makeover Monday 2019

2018 is not quite finished and the real ‘end point’ to the year will come in this week’s recap. It is, however, time to announce where Makeover Monday is heading in 2019, what’s changing, what’s new and what you can expect from us and the project.

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Week 50: Land use by food type

Week 50: Land use by food type

For week 50 I picked a dataset which I thought was nice and simple, something easy as we approach the holidays and the end of the year. Turns out, this dataset might have been a bit more challenging than I thought.

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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 46: Diversity in Tech

Week 46: Diversity in Tech

For week 46 of 2018, and week 150 in total, we asked you to visualize diversity in tech. Thanks to everyone who took this challenge on and created a visualization of the data that showed the diversity, or lack thereof, in tech and social media companies.

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Speed Vizzing: Diversity in Tech

Speed Vizzing: Diversity in Tech

At the end of Viz Review, we do our best to make time for a quick demo and different take on the data set for that week. During Viz Review, we gave feedback to Steve Gesuale on this viz of his about diversity in tech.     A view asked how to build this type...

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Week 45: US Population Projections by Age Group

Week 45: US Population Projections by Age Group

Original visualization | Data set on data.world | Viz Review Webinar This week we looked at US population projections based on data from the US Census Bureau. First, I would like to thank Data School Coach Carl Allchin for stepping in to help with Viz...

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Week 40: Avocado Prices

Week 40: Avocado Prices

For this week’s Makeover Monday challenge, we asked you do improve on a chart published on the Overridge Wealth Advisors website and based on data from the Hass Avocado Board.

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Week 39: Visualizing Equality

Week 39: Visualizing Equality

Week 39 was our second collaboration of 2018 with Equal Measures 2030. This week the Community visualized survey data about gender equality.

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Week 34: ACLED visualizing conflict

Week 34: ACLED visualizing conflict

As the wider dataviz and Tableau community this week collaborated with ACLED to bring clarity to crisis through projects like #WorkoutWednesday, local TUGs and a hackathon, #MakeoverMonday also formed part of the collaboration efforts

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Week 31: Big Mac Index

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

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 26: London Cycle Hire Usage

Week 26: London Cycle Hire Usage

We have reached the 2018 half-way mark and this week saw the community tackle 58 million records of bicycle hire data for London’s ‘Boris Bikes’.

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Week 24: Tourism Density Index

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

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

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

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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