"When you tell a story, people lean in; when you start talking about data, their eyes glaze over."
|--Eshelman-Haynes, Gendron, S. Hall, & B. Hall (2016)|
The data you analyze has a story to tell, and your future as a data storyteller is as limitless as your imagination. Visualization is the act of transforming the complexity of numbers into a picture that tells a story. This chapter touches on the intersections between art and analysis. We will look at the following four topics to introduce this relationship:
Geo-mapping using Leaflet
Creating interactive graphics using
Your tools will include your imagination and a wide array of R packages designed to help you produce stunning visualizations. We cannot cover the syntax and logic of each package in detail, so consider this chapter a starting point. Begin your exploration of data visualization in R with this guide and continue to develop your style by...