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Sep 14, 2023Liked by Evelina Judeikyte

You ended with the perfect sentiment. The "rules" became rules because they often work, but the reason they work can quickly get lost in an ecosystem of dataviz experts who find it easier to say what to do and what not to do instead of taking the time to explain the problems audiences may encounter. As you walked through why each of these rule-breaking charts work or not, it's ultimately about whether the takeaway is effectively communicated. A 3D exploding pie chart isn't the problem, the potential for confusion and misleading the audience is.

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