1. On motivation

Don't let external motives drive you!

2. Why do we care?

One of the earliest, and the most effective examples of visualization is John Snow's cholera map, which also played a pivotal role in the history of science and public health. In 1854, there was a big outbreak of cholera in Soho, London. We explore John Snow's map as well as several other examples to discuss the effectiveness of visualizations.

How did this map make a dent in the history of epidemiology? How can the same information be visualized more effectively?

Further reading

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