As with most skills in life that are worth pursuing, to become a capable data visualization practitioner takes time, patience, and practice.
You don’t need to be a gifted polymath to get the most out of this course, but ideally you should have reasonable computer skills (software and programming), have a good basis in mathematics, and statistics in particular, and have a good design instinct.
There are many other facets that will, of course, be advantageous but the most important trait is just having a natural creativity and curiosity to use data as a means of unlocking insights and communicating stories. These will be key to getting the maximum benefit from this text.
There are very few tools needed to make ...