Part of my new years resolution in 2021 is to participate in each and every Makeover Monday to help improve my own skills in analysis and visualization. This is the first in what will hopefully be a 52 part series!

This week were looking at a visualization from the EU’s Center for the Promotion of Imports from Developing Countries (CBI). You can find the original visualization here, along with some other interactive charts they created with highcharts!

The Original Visualization

Its clear from the original visualization the authors had two goals in mind.

  1. Communicate how the imports of cocoa beans is changing over…

Video game launches are plagued by drama. From misleading pre-order bundles, to games that are far from complete at launch, big publishers have quite a bit of risk to manage when it comes to deciding how and when a game launches. I thought it might be a fun project to see just how the sentiment surrounding a game changes during its launch, and the AAA title Anthem was the perfect game for this little project. (As an FYI, I’m writing this article before the official February 22nd launch of the game)

Before we get started Anthem has a unique launch…

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