There’s been a lot of talk about building a wall at the U.S.-Mexican border lately. Seems straightforward enough, right? Just put some bricks up and be done with it. Well, it’s not really that easy, just from a logistics standpoint. Nevermind the politics. Josh Begley for the Intercept grabbed satellite images for the 1,954 miles of boundary line and then strung together the 200,000 images in a time-lapse to show the scale of what “build that wall” means.
Visualizing the U.S.-Mexican border
Unemployment in America, Mapped Over Time
Watch the regional changes across the country from 1990 to 2016.
One Dataset, Visualized 25 Ways
“Let the data speak” they say. But what happens when the data rambles on and on?