'The Plural of Anecdote Is Not Data—Except When It Is?'
Eva shared four strategies for telling data stories without good data. Check out her full presentation which is aptly titled "The Plural of Anecdote Is Not Data—Except When It Is?"
Here are some highlights as tweeted by the attendees.
The plural of anecdote is not data, but anecdotes can supplement data when there are gaps. Eva Galanes-Rosenbaum #tapestryconf— Robert Kosara (@eagereyes) March 9, 2016
Preliminary Data Rules: "Be transparent. Be conservative. Be exhaustive (don't be lazy). Be open." Eva Galanes-Rosenbaum #tapestryconf— Leigh Fonseca (@missleigh) March 9, 2016
Sometimes the story is the lack of data (e.g. Why can't US track people killed by police?) Eva Galanes-Rosenbaum #tapestryconf— Erik Jacobsen (@threestory) March 9, 2016
Check out the rest of the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #TapestryConf.