Select one of the four following data visualization examples below and explain why you think it is an effective example of data visualization.
Your evaluation should also include how it can be improved. Some criteria to consider are: Does the data visualization accurately summarize the data? Is it visually appealing? Could an individual without background knowledge of the data subject understand the summary?
If you experience any trouble accessing one of the data visualizations below, please select a different one from the remaining options.
The Gaps Between White and Black America, In Charts (https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/06/19/opinion/politics/opportunity-gaps-race-inequality.html)
Analyzing the Gender Representation of 34,476 Comic Book Characters
The World’s Deadliest and Most Infectious Diseases, In One Chart (https://informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/the-microbescope-infectious-diseases-in-context/)
The Birthday Paradox Experiment(https://pudding.cool/2018/04/birthday-paradox/)
Purpose of this essay: Demonstrate that you can objectively evaluate a data visualization by identifying its strengths, weaknesses and areas to improve.