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Yuqi Liao

Yuqi Liao is a data and research professional with an interdisciplinary background in data visualization, web development, large-scale survey and assessment, machine learning, econometrics, and public policy. He is passionate about helping people and organizations explore and understand their data. Yuqi holds a Master of Public Policy degree with Georgetown University.

Skills: R, JavaScript, Python, Stata, SPSS, Adobe Creative Suite

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How to Create Animations in R

The following materials covers the basics of creating animations (or data-driven GIFs) in R. By the end of the slides, you could recreate the animation above.

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Worldwide Trend in Access to Sanitation Services

Using data from the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene obtained through the World Bank Open Data, an animated chart is created about the indicator “people using at least basic sanitation services (as a percent of population)” for 192 countries around the world from 2000 to 2017.

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Interative data story showcase

Remember that time when you were reading an article online, where half-way through, there’s an advertisement that caught your eye, and 10 minutes later, you finished purchasing whatever that was and completely forgot about the article? The designers of ePIRLS surely remember such moments, so they put advertisements in many webpages from which students are supposed to read and collect information.

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Instagram @WeThePeopleDC

If you have some footprints in Washington D.C. and are active on Instagram, chances are that you may have heard of, or are currently following, the Instagram account @WeThePeopleDC.

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