Visualization

Showing the stories in data through statistics, design, aesthetics, and code.

Twitter bot purge

With Twitter cracking down, some users are experiencing bigger dips in follower count…

Street network orientation in major cities

Using OpenStreetMap data, Geoff Boeing charted the orientation distributions of major cities: Each…

Products with tariffs in the trade war

The trade war started in January of this year when the administration imposed…

Composite image of a spider building its web

Christian Fröschlin combined 2,800 frames of a spider building its web for this…

Graphics explaining Thai boys rescue

The eighth Thai boy was rescued from the flooded cave recently. Great news.…

Expected versus actual goals in the World Cup

Benjamin Pavard from France made a low-probability goal the other day. Seth Blanchard…

Immigration in the United States visualized as rings of tree trunk

Pedro M. Cruz, John Wihbey, Avni Ghael and Felipe Shibuya from Northeastern University…

$16.1m in political and taxpayer spending at Trump properties

ProPublica compiled spending data from a wide range of sources to calculate the…

Visual introduction to bias in machine learning

A few years ago, Stephanie Yee and Tony Chu explained the introductory facets…

Blockchain visually explained

I feel like I was supposed to know what blockchain is a while…

Little League baseball analytics that would change the game forever

Oh. So that’s why I was always placed in right field that one…

Math gender gap bigger in richer school districts

This is quite the scatterplot from Claire Cain Miller and Kevin Quealy for…

Ancient Earth globe shows where you were located 750 million years ago

In a spin on the view of ancient Earth and the shift of…

Convert an image to LEGO brick shopping list in R

Every day you wish you could convert a picture of your family or…

History of the health meter in video games

The health meter in video games wasn’t always so commonplace. It took time,…

Unsolved killings mapped

Thousands of homicides. Some cases result in an arrest. Many end up unsolved.…

All the volcano eruptions

Slowly becoming the person who charts the past century of natural disaster events,…

Original map of Winnie-the-Pooh’s Hundred Acre Wood

The ink-drawn map of Hundred Acre Wood by Winnie-the-Pooh illustrator E. H. Shepard…

Imagining gigantic places with satellite imagery

Artist Marcus Lyon imagines worlds where there are so many people that the…