I dread the parts of my job that require spreadsheets. While some of my colleagues seemingly possess wizard-like abilities to do magical things with pivot tables, Excel continues to play a role akin to kryptonite in my daily activities. So I was very pleased to find the video below. Finally, someone using Excel to do something that actually looks like fun.

David Crotty

David Crotty

David Crotty is a Senior Consultant at Clarke & Esposito, a boutique management consulting firm focused on strategic issues related to professional and academic publishing and information services. Previously, David was the Editorial Director, Journals Policy for Oxford University Press. He oversaw journal policy across OUP’s journals program, drove technological innovation, and served as an information officer. David acquired and managed a suite of research society-owned journals with OUP, and before that was the Executive Editor for Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, where he created and edited new science books and journals, along with serving as a journal Editor-in-Chief. He has served on the Board of Directors for the STM Association, the Society for Scholarly Publishing and CHOR, Inc., as well as The AAP-PSP Executive Council. David received his PhD in Genetics from Columbia University and did developmental neuroscience research at Caltech before moving from the bench to publishing.


4 Thoughts on "Finally, Something Enjoyable You Can Do with Excel"

I admit I was hoping for some miraculous mathematical creativity here. Nonetheless the work done with lines, shapes and shading of vector graphics is indeed impressive. Thank you for a fun Friday post.

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