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On Pie Charts

Elizabeth Ricks dives into the properly-maligned pie chart:

I want to use a pie: how do I make a good one?

When using pie charts, here are a few quick design tips to make them more effective.

The best way to make a good pie chart is not to make a pie chart…

Elizabeth does a good job of being less dogmatic than I am on the topic while still explaining most of why I dislike pie charts so.