Nicolas Kruchten

Nicolas Kruchten
is a data visualization researcher
based in Montreal, Canada.

Montreal Python: A Fresh Look at the Python Data Visualization Landscape


I gave a talk at Montreal Python where I showed a diagram I’ve been working on to capture and explain how the various pieces of the Python data visualization landscape fit together. My presentation is first, starting about 7 minutes into the video.

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Deliver Advanced Analytics Faster with Dashboard Engine

Deliver Advanced Analytics Faster with Dashboard Engine

I gave a full-length webinar (name & email required to access, sorry!) about Dashboard Engine, the product my team and I have been working on for 2 years.

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Montreal Election Map, 2021 Edition

Montreal Election Map, 2021 Edition

Another four-year cycle, another interactive Montreal municipal election map (see also the 2013 and 2017 editions).

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PyData Global 2021: Python Dashboarding Shootout and Showdown


I was on a panel at PyData Global 2021 where folks representing various Python “dashboarding” frameworks compared and contrasted their work with Dash, which I represented.

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PyData Global 2021: Why Interactive Data Visualization Matters for Data Science in Python


I gave a talk at PyData Global 2021 that pulls together some ideas about why interactive data visualization matters into what I hope is an interesting and useful framework.

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IEEE VIS 2021: VisInPractice Panel on Tools of the Trade


I participated in a panel called Tools of the Trade at the 2021 VisInPractice event, part of IEEE VIS 2021.

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Introducing Dashboard Engine


I was very proud to introduce Dashboard Engine to the world, as part of the Dash Enterprise 5.0 announcement webinar. I’ve been the product manager and team leader for this project for 18 months and it’s really gratifying to see it come to fruition.

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SciPy 2021: Data Visualization as the First and Last Mile of Data Science


I was proud to be able to give a talk at SciPy 2021 this year, about Plotly Express and Dash!

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Remaking Figures from Bertin's Semiology of Graphics

Remaking Figures from Bertin's Semiology of Graphics

I’ve just published a personal project I’ve been thinking about doing for a few years now: revisiting figures from a 1967 book which has had a big influence on how I (and others!) think about data visualization, Jacques Bertin’s Semiology of Graphics.

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Interview on IQT Podcast


I was recently interviewed on the IQT Podcast about Visualizing Data During a Pandemic, and how Plotly is contributing to COVID-19 response.

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