In Defense of Pie Charts, and Why You Shouldn’t Use Them

In the data visualization community, I’m probably best known for experimental projects…for data art, for particle systems inspired by Chemistry and Physics, for audio analysis and mapping, for sharing what I’ve learned while migrating D3 projects to D3.V4.

So why am I writing about pie charts? Because it’s always a good idea to revisit the basics, every so often…and to question our assumptions about those basics.

Developing a data visualization is more than just data structures and algorithms. It’s more than…

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Kristin Henry

Kristin Henry

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Generative and Data Artist. Creative Coder. Data Visualization Consultant. Founder of GalaxyGoo. http://kristinhenry.github.io/