The Observable Blog
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Meet the Newest Members of the Observable Team
We are delighted to welcome two new people to the Observable team! Learn a bit more about them...
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Ambassador Spotlight: Andrea Mignone, Software Engineer and Data Architect
In July 2022, Andrea Mignone, PhD, was kind enough to share his story with the Observable team. We learned a bit more about his background and interests, as well as how he's used Observable.
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Ambassador Spotlight: Maxene Graze, Data Visualization Engineer at MURAL
Data Visualization Engineer & Observable Ambassador Maxene Graze says: "I learn best by looking at other people's code and either trying to recreate it, or changing it around and then seeing what happens. The fact that I can do that in Observable is really helpful, and it made me learn faster."
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Ambassador Spotlight: David Kirkby, Professor of Cosmology at UC Irvine
Observable Ambassador and Cosmology Professor David Kirkby studies the origin and evolution of the Universe. Read more about his data work, and check out his Penrose Quilt notebook, here.
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Meet the Newest Members of the Observable Team
We are delighted to welcome two new people to the Observable team! Learn a bit more about them...
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June 2022 - What's new on Observable?
Check out this round up of some exciting things that happened at Observable in the month of June and be sure to subscribe for future updates.
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Create More Expressive & Articulate Data Visualizations with Plot 0.5
We are delighted to introduce Observable Plot 0.5, which now supports more chart types, including hexbins, beeswarms, and more. These new features allow you to be more expressive and articulate in your data work.
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Quickly Explore & Analyze Your Data With Data Table Cell
We're excited to announce the launch of the Observable Data Table Cell. Data Table Cell is a visual data analysis tool that allows you to quickly explore and analyze your data directly in the UI.
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Duplicate avatars retrospective
We recently improved our sign-up process, giving users a chance to set up their public profile while creating their account. Unfortunately, there was a bug in the way we handled avatars & this resulted in a number of users having duplicated avatars. Our team looks back at the process.
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Meet the Newest Members of the Observable Team
We are delighted to welcome three new people to the Observable team! Virginia Poltrack and Anna Wiederkehr join us as Designers. Maria Ciampa joins as a Content Marketer. Read on as they tell the story — in their own words — of how they got here, why they're excited to work in dataviz, and more.