Projects

Results of a restless mind late at night.

Chart of Cousins

For every family get-together I go to, it seems there are more kids running around. I know that they are related to me somehow, but what do I call them? Maybe this chart will help next time.

Data Fluency is Out Now

Data Fluency: Empowering Your Organization with Effective Data Communication, by Zach and Chris Gemignani, is the latest addition to the FlowingData book series. You can order it now.…

Data Fluency, Coming Soon

There's a new addition to the FlowingData book series on the way.

Multivariate Beer

Can you experience data? Sometimes visualization gets you part of the way there, putting data into context, serving as a trigger for your memory, and all that. But only so much can happen through the computer screen.

Chart-Topping Songs as Graphs and Diagrams

Dreams, hope, and most importantly, love, mixed with some parties and dranking.

Looking For the Closest Casino

Casinos are everywhere. This interactive map tells you how close the nearest one is in sampled areas of the United States.

Where People Work and How Much They Make

Salaries for occupations with the same job title can vary across industries. This interactive shows you by how much and who works where.

19 Maps That Will Blow Your Mind and Change the Way You See the World. Top All-time. You Won’t Believe Your Eyes. Watch.

Many lists of maps promise to change the way you see the world, but this one actually does.

Jobs Charted by State and Salary

Jobs and pay can vary a lot depending on where you live, based on 2013 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Here's an interactive to look.

Burger Place Geography

After looking at pizza places, coffee, and grocery stores, I had to look at burger chains across the country. The data was just sitting there.

Where Bars Outnumber Grocery Stores

A closer look at the age old question of where there are more bars than grocery stores, and vice versa.

The Change My Son Brought, Seen Through Personal Data

I combed through personal data that I've actively and passively collected since early graduate school to see how life is different now with a 6-month old.

Mapping a century of earthquakes

Earthquakes are in the news a lot lately. A quick search shows a 7.6 off the coast of the Solomon Islands, a 6.6 in Nicaragua, and a 7.1 off the…

Coffee Place Geography

My fascination with the geography of place and businesses continues.

Where People Run in Major Cities

There are many exercise apps that allow you to keep track of your running, riding, and other activities. Record speed, time, elevation, and location from your phone, and millions of…