#FastFriday – 6 Minute Vizzes – 2nd Episode

Welcome back to the second episode in the #FastFriday series.  If you never heard of it, give a look at the previous and first episode for context. So, basically Ben Moss, Ravi Mistry and I – the three musketeers – are participating to this weekly challenge and awesome experiment, which I feel it is becoming a… Continue reading #FastFriday – 6 Minute Vizzes – 2nd Episode

#FastFriday – 6 Minute Vizzes – 1st Episode

Welcome to the first in the #FastFriday series. For context, this is a weekly challenge that Ben Moss, Ravi Mistry and myself will be participating in. The concept is as follows – We have to design a visualisation created from a dataset which we see for the first time when we connect to Tableau. We’re starting… Continue reading #FastFriday – 6 Minute Vizzes – 1st Episode

California: the vineyard of the US

I am studying for my Sommelier exam that it happens to be next Wednesday. The exam is quite hard, it consists of 2 parts, a written examination (20 True/ False, 20 Multiple answer, 12 open questions and 2 wine tastings – one analytical descriptive and one pairing) – all in 2 hours – and then,… Continue reading California: the vineyard of the US

Decrypting ABV and IBU for Beers

In my previous blog post I wrote a short introduction to the world of beers and, as promised, I am back as well to show my visualisation about beers… … But first, I will give you some context. When I choose a beer, I usually search for something with more structure and character when I am in the mood to try… Continue reading Decrypting ABV and IBU for Beers

Best Practices in Viz Design

I am back to write about (probably) a series of blog post about Data Visualization Best Practices. Not that I will cover everything you need to know, but I will try to explain what I think is important, what I find challenging and what I think are good tips and reading resources to learn more.… Continue reading Best Practices in Viz Design

Why this blog?

I have been thinking about having a blog from more than one month, but I couldn’t decide to start it yet, probably because I was writing on the Data School Blog as well… But let’s start with order! I am Simona and I am Italian, I moved to London on the 3rd of November ’15 with Davide, my boyfriend, to… Continue reading Why this blog?