Early May Link roundup

Naomi Robbins looks at using pie charts to represent women and men in publishing. Her piece is here. The charts in question are here. Warning: Don’t click if you hate pie charts, you just might have a meltdown or wonder why all the info couldn’t be put into a single bar chart.

Discussion at Cross Validated about How best to communicate uncertainty with way too few responses. My feeling is that as news filters from scientific realms to pop culture outlets, it becomes more and more “certain” in terms of how it’s presented. Can that be fixed?

Master of data visulization Hans Rosling made Time magazines list of 100 most influential people in the world.

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