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It may not always seem like it, but working with data can be lots of fun! Here are some examples of people who realized (a) essentially everything is some form of data, and (b) the sky's the limit when it comes to data visualizations.
A step-by-step guide to how the maps were created. Also includes link to original Python code used to create the maps.
Check out these sites if you're looking for more data visualization inspiration. Seeing how others present data in a visual way, and how effective the result is, can be a great way to expand your own visualization knowledge.