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Bill Shander
Works at Beehive Media
Attended University of Colorado
Lives in Boston
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#dataviz is about visual perception as anything else. Fascinating article re color perception, language, culture... http://bhv.io/1QgyBmQ
This isn't another story about that dress, rather it's about the way that humans see the world.
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Love it! Wish it was more visual. >> CityScore Boston: Dashboard Tracks, Rates City Services
CityScore, the data-driven initiative enacted by Mayor Marty Walsh to track the City's day-to-day progress, is now...
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Absolutely stunning photos from CGAP documenting the hard-working global poor
For many people around the world, banking is easy: swipe a card, check a balance online, visit an ATM, or make a payment using a smartphone. Without these tools, how do families manage their finances, grow a small business, or send a payment to a relative? There are 2 billion “unbanked“ people around the world who lack access to these basic financial services. Over the past decade, the annual CGAP Photo Contest has documented the remarkable ways...
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A Nerd’s Guide To The 2,229 Paintings At MoMA (and a data set that probably has more secrets to reveal...)
NEW YORK — Through the lobby thronged with tourists, the line for tickets, the line for the cloakroom, and the line for the ticket taker, up the narrow escalators, past the cafe and bookshop on th…
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An Important Data Lesson from an Inconsequential Football Scandal - HBR
What Deflategate reveals about the problem of reverse causation.
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Rethinking the population pyramid http://bhv.io/1T8pd7z - debate worth having & as comments show, many ways 2 skin cats, depnding on goals
If you’ve ever browsed the U.S. Census population statistics pages, you’ve no doubt come across the famous population pyramid that they so frequently use to display the distribution of …
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Data Nerd Valentine's Cards
Is your sweetheart a little bit of a data nerd? I mean, aren't we all? Show your love with these data nerd Valentine's cards.
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Double the axes, double the mischief
Another day, another unnecessary dual-axis chart. Is it just me or is this often misleading graphic form —barely appropriate in very specific cases (1, 2)— becoming more popular? After the terrible example from a few days ago...
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Nice music visualization in this (and interesting story!) Justin Bieber, Diplo and Skrillex Make a Hit
“Where Are Ü Now” and electronic dance music helped Justin Bieber sing for grown-ups. A story of how music is made today.
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A Persuasive Chart Showing How Persuasive Charts Are http://bhv.io/1FjAEks
A study finds that taking the same information and also showing it as a chart makes a presentation much more convincing.
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I make the complex simple and engaging.
Introduction
CEO and founder of Beehive Media. We are a digital agency focusing on Digital Design for Knowldge. We work with knowledge-driven organizations creating interactive thought leadership platforms and websites for nonprofits, foundations, NGOs, governments and businesses. I love information visualization, when it's done well. Clients include PricewaterhouseCoopers, Harvard Business School, The U.S. Economic Development Agency, Citibank, Booz & Co and the World Economic Forum.
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Scored a goal on an NHL goalie (before he was in the NHL and before I wasn't.)
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  • University of Colorado
    MA, Journalism, 1993
  • Wesleyan University
    BA, English, 1990
  • Founder Institute
    2009
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  • Beehive Media
    Founder/CEO, 1994 - present
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Winter Park, CO - Boulder, CO - Jersey City, NJ - Marblehead, MA - Brookline, MA - Nyack, NY - Middletown, CT - Hopkinton, MA - Melbourne, Australia - Block Island, RI
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