Interview with BBC Radio 5Live

Posted to Quicklinks  |  Tags: , ,  |  Nathan Yau

BBC Radio 5Live has a new podcast up: Looking at ourselves. The first half takes a trip to the London Transport Museum, and in the second, I chat with Jamillah Knowles about visualization, data, and the book. Download the full podcast here. It’s weird how you sound completely different in real life from what you sound like in your head.

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10 Best Data Visualization Projects of 2015

These are my picks for the best of 2015. As usual, they could easily appear in a different order on a different day, and there are projects not on the list that were also excellent.

Top Brewery Road Trip, Routed Algorithmically

There are a lot of great craft breweries in the United States, but there is only so much time. This is the computed best way to get to the top rated breweries and how to maximize the beer tasting experience. Every journey begins with a single sip.

Life expectancy changes

The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.

A Day in the Life of Americans

I wanted to see how daily patterns emerge at the individual level and how a person’s entire day plays out. So I simulated 1,000 of them.