Visualizing Indian curries and sabzis to help your family cook healthier

At Gramener, we each took up a personal data challenge over the month of December. Since my family at home had been fighting over how to share efforts in the kitchen, I chose to track the food we cooked at home across three meals everyday. At the end of the month, I visualised our meals as ‘Thali Charts’ inspired by Dear Data and a fascinating history of public awareness campaigns on diets.

Here’s a zoomable view of each section of the chart for easier reading:

When writing short summaries of my first data visualization conference failed, I turned to data to make sense of VIS 2020 sessions.

Back in October of 2020, I had the chance to attend VIS 2020. Attend (defined in 2020)= tuning into a YouTube live stream and interacting with other participants over chat and a Discord server.

Here’s a quick peek at the top paper sessions, workshops and panels, charted against the excitement of the keynotes.

Over 6 days, VIS hosted:
9 workshops
6 tutorials and panels
24 full paper sessions
5 short paper sessions
and about 16 other events…

How does a newbie find the most interesting sessions to attend from the comfort of their bedroom?

VIS 2020 attracted 5,775 attendees- all watching sessions on YouTube and interacting…

Conventional diet apps are designed for individuals. What help does an Indian woman planning meals for her family of 4+ have?

What was done? 5 month project to help working mothers identify dietary issues in their families and to introduce diet change.

Rohan Jhunja

Making dashboards at Gramener and data stories from home, where I live with my family of designers.

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