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US Congress graphic from

I think this is a fascinating graphic from, posted this week. Is this data actionable?
(Hint: I’m pondering conceptual and/or political uses from Patton’s framework – see Utilization-Focused Evaluation page 112 for a synopsis of Patton’s ‘Use Distinctions’)

Posted in data & politics, Data visualization, What is "actionable data"?

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  1. Kim

    Exactly! It’s not the sort of thing you can understand at first glance, but when you realize how much information is jammed in there, and displayed in such an interesting way… it becomes pretty impressive. 😀

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