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Plotting a course through charted waters: A website workshop on data visualization literacy

Foundation From the archives Technology

Mikhail Popov, a data scientist at the Wikimedia Foundation, recently led a workshop on how to interpret different types of statistical graphics and how to glean insights from them. The workshop is now available on a website for everyone to learn from.

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How we made that net neutrality clickstream diagram

Foundation From the archives Research Technology

To illustrate our recent post on Wikipedia clickstream 'rabbit holes,' the Wikimedia Foundation's Mikhail Popov used R code to create a net neutrality clickstream. An overview of core graph theory terms is provided, along with brief introductions to R packages igraph, ggplot2, and ggraph. While some familiarity with R is necessary, he includes a list of free resources for learning it at the bottom.

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