Data Visualization

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Data visualization, in the simplest terms, is a graphical representation of data to understand patterns and communicate insights.

I reckon we all are now aware of the importance of dataviz in the current times. But, we still need to focus on the essential principles for creating effective and authentic visualizations…


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I think all of us have come across timelines somewhere or the other; as a means of conveying chronological information, the classic timeline is unmatched, both in the depth of information conveyed and the “cool” factor, when done with a deft creative touch. So, with that said, would you like…


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As he kicked his bike, Sandeep felt a rush of energy. Today was the selection day for the college play. He had always loved everything about plays and dramas.

Many of his friends even teased him as Sandy - the drama queen!

He had practiced hard and was very sure…


Beautifully penned Alyssa and so so true! Loved this take about life and goals - so needed in the current world where everyone expects overachievement from themselves :)


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The recent uproar about fair and coloured skin reminded me of a story of the 1930s that my grandmother had told me.

In the olden days in India, with the system of arranged marriages, the bride and the groom generally did not meet each other before the wedding. The relatives…


Based on a photo by Mohammad Fahim

Almost recovered from COVID-19 myself these days, I decided to explore how the world is currently doing, during the pandemic. So I created a sunburst chart to see at a glance what continents and countries are more (and less) affected by the coronavirus than others. The process was quick and…


I am a huge fan of Masterchef Australia and the latest 12th season was delightful and different. The participants from the previous seasons came back to win and there were 3 new and wonderful judges. …


When I opened a weekly mail from freecodecamp, a link that caught my attention was about 100 most popular free online university courses offered for the first time ever in 2019. I love to take online courses, so I got all excited about this post and immediately opened the link.

Shachee Swadia

Visualizer. Writer. Coder. Hopeful humanist. Hopeless optimist. Happy soul.

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