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Designing better graphs, part 1: Pie charts—popular but sometimes unclear

This is the first of a three part tutorial where Elena Milani (@biomug on Twitter), a science communicator with a neurobiology background, gives some advice on how to use graphs in a more effective way.
von Restorff effect in scientific publishiing

The von Restorff effect

This is a guest post from Crastina’s partner somersault18:24, originally posted on their website.   your audience will remember the unusual Have a look at the picture above this blog post. That is the von Restorff effect…
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Conversation with a Canva Community Outreach Specialist

Canva – a web tool for creating graphics – has a very interesting social media strategy, where they put special Community Outreach Specialists to work.

”Type is Power!” – great animated summary

Ben Barrett-Forrest, graphic designer ”for forward thinkers” , has made a great YouTube video about the history of typography.

Poor infographics adds to the communication noise

Although I am normally an advocate of telling how to do things, rather than telling how not to do them, I must recommend this slideshow from The Guardian’s Data Blog: 16 useless infographics.