Visualization

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

Charted history of airline mergers

Airlines have been merging, going out of business, and growing since forever. Karl…

Exploratory tool for school admissions

With thousands of applications, it can be tough deciding who to admit in…

Music listening preferences by gender

Last.fm intern Joachim Van Herwegen has a quick look at listening habits by…

Journalism in the Age of Data

In the words of Terrell Owens, get your popcorn ready, because this video…

Who gets what if tax cuts are extended

There are some major tax decisions to be made soon, and they’ll affect…

Augmented reality atlas

The mockup examples are more cool factor than useful in this augmented reality…

Expense visualizer

In an effort to make Canadian government expense data more accessible, FFunction designed…

Europe geographically stereotyped

We tend to see the world in different ways, depending on what part…

History of the Blitz bombings

In September 1940, Nazi Germany began bombing London for 76 consecutive nights in…

Tune in live to Data Visualization and Infographics meetup

The NY Data Visualization and Infographics meetup is about to start, and you…

Bore hole for Chilean miners

As most of you know, there are 33 Chilean miners trapped 2,230 feet…

Race and ethnicity mapped by block

Instead of breaking up demographics by defined boundaries, Bill Rankin uses dots to…

Electronic Medical Records by the numbers

In 2009, legislation mandated that doctors make use of electronic medical records by…

History of the Iraq War through Wikipedia edits

Through high school and sometimes beyond we’re taught history as absolute fact. It’s…

The state of mapping APIs

O’Reilly Radar surveys the state of mapping APIs from old sources (like Google)…

Evolving path of the Mississippi River

We often think of rivers as following a given path for the course…

Where your neighbors commute to and from

Some people live in areas where a one-hour commute both ways is common,…

Illustration of ideas and concepts

In a different take on the infographic, RSA Animate illustrates the ideas and…

Battle for Web supremacy

Blend Interactive maps points of control for the Web 2.0 Summit in the…

The future of self-service banking

Too many slots. Too many buttons. Spanish bank BBVA and design consultancy IDEO…

Social life of Foursquare users mapped

Foursquare, the location-based social network, lets people share their location with others in…

Faith and poverty in the world

Using data from a recent Gallup report showing a correlation between wealth and…

Various ways to rate a college

There are a bunch of college ratings out there to help students decide…

Tracking firefly trails in the forest

Physicist Kristian Cvecek hangs out in the forest sometimes to take these beautiful…

Mapping the moves of New York residents

A couple of months back, WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show asked listeners who…

Real-time match display for the US Open

The tennis US Open is in full swing, and since you’re at work,…

What different sorting algorithms sound like

Last month we saw sorting algorithms visualized in rainbow technicolor. Now, by Rudy…

A house that knows when you’re happy and sad

Auger Loizeau, in collaboration with Reyer Zwiggelaar and Bashar Al-Rjoub, describe their smart-home…

The beauty of data visualization

Connoisseur of scaled rounded rectangles, bubbles, and triangles, David McCandless of Information is…

Asteroid discoveries over past 30 years visualized

This animation by Scott Manley of the Armagh Observatory shows a beautiful view…