Infovis in the coronavirus era

This article from The Conversation is a great starting point for education in information visualization, the challenges in creating clear graphs, and what an information consumer can do to understand what they are seeing.

The author is in the Geosciences, so it’s not surprising that her best example comes from that domain. The map at the top of this post flips the colors of the “landslide” areas in a way that makes it clear which areas are susceptible.