Presenting data in a visual way can help others to better understand its meaning. You can make a visualization that is as simple as a pie chart or a timeline, or you can use programming languages to create something multivariate, complex, and interactive. This guide provides links to resources that can help you to create your own visualization.
Data Visualization takes many forms far from the classic graphs and charts. See sine historical examples below.
Look magazine, 1938
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