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Aid Blogging: A Cautionary Tale in Charts

A lot of people think pretty deep thoughts about the nexus of humanitarian aid and social media. I’m not one of them. Nevertheless, I started blogging and tweeting about international development and humanitarian aid a couple of years ago. Here’s what I’ve learned so far. 1. Applied Creativity I don’t know if creativity is a […]

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Badly Presented Data

One of my pet peeves is badly visualized or explained data. I’ve read evaluation reports where it literally felt like the person just randomly pushed graph command buttons over Excel data tables and where the explanatory text was totally unyoked from the data display.  I’ve furrowed my brow and wasted time trying to comprehend the […]

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