Meryl Streep scatterplot

Posted to Miscellaneous  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

Vulture plotted Meryl Streep’s character faces on a cold-warm, frivolous-serious scatterplot. Sure, why not.


  • Oh come on, Nathan! He could have added “Oscar nominated” as a third dimension!

    • Would work actually… solid yellow outline around the black dots for oscar nominated, solid yellow dot for oscar winning.


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.

Graphical perception – learn the fundamentals first

Before you dive into the advanced stuff – like just about everything in your life – you have to learn the fundamentals before you know when you can break the rules.

Reviving the Statistical Atlas of the United States with New Data

Due to budget cuts, there is no plan for an updated atlas. So I recreated the original 1870 Atlas using today’s publicly available data.

The Best Data Visualization Projects of 2011

I almost didn’t make a best-of list this year, but …