Visualization

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

Gapminder makes its way to the desktop

You’ve seen the presentation. You’ve seen the motion graph tool. But up until…

How data travels from phone to computer

Time Warner Cable explains how a picture travels from Jeff’s phone to Vijay’s…

Flowchart to lifelong happiness

The secret to lifelong happiness. If only it were so easy. [Typcut via…

Flowchart shows the startup business cycle

Technology and investment group HackFwd describes what it’s like to work with them…

Augmented reality taken to the extreme

Augmented reality, a computer trick to place the virtual within the real world,…

How Britain has changed since 1997

Prospect Magazine takes a look at how Britain has changed by the numbers…

JavaScript InfoVis Toolkit 2.0 released

Visualization in JavaScript is all the rage these days. Just a couple of…

Top World Cup players on Facebook

I always know when something exciting happens in the World Cup when my…

Geography of Lost island

GIS guy Jonah Adkins maps the geography of Lost (the tv series). It…

Challenge: What is a FIFA player’s worth?

I really want to like this graphic on the “worth” of FIFA players.…

Mapping what your neighborhood used to look like

In part of their initiative to get young and old people to hang…

Who participates online, by age

Arno Ghelfi for Businessweek reports on who’s doing what online, separated by age.…

Modern history of human communication

With the announcement of Google Voice for everyone, the big G describes the…

Facts and figures of London life

Field Design takes a look at a day in London: LDN24 is a…

Imported World Cup players

The World Cup is an event where countries from all over the world…

Texting volume during World Cup matches

I love how major sporting events can captivate an entire country or region,…

Education crisis explained in motion graphics

Buck, in collaboration with TakePart and An Inconvenient Truth director, Davis Guggenheim, describe…

Music animation machine

Anyone can listen to music, but how can you see it? The Music…

Wireless networks in the physical world

For the most part, you go about your day-to-day with little knowledge of…

How to beat Mario Brothers 3 in 11 minutes

I think it took me a few months to beat Super Mario Brothers…

Taxonomy of the iPhone

Ben Millen diagrams the reach of the iPhone in our everyday lives: These…

What America spends on gas and auto

In a follow-up to their graphic on what America spends on food and…

Graphical data fiction

We like to talk about the stories in data. They are the information…

Free kick mechanics explained

I know next to nothing about soccer (a.k.a. football), but I gotta admit…

Profitable sweet spot for startups

Gosh, it’s so easy. I’m going to be rich. Get the strategic sweet…

Glasses: the ultimate image changer

This is hilarious and uber creative advertising. If I wore glasses, I’d totally…

Meet iPad’s competition

Light on the data, heavy on the aesthetics. Super pretty by Section Design.…

Facebook cultish insignia

When asked to take off his hoodie during D8, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg…

Visualization underneath the surface

Moritz Stefaner of Well-formed data gives thought to propositional density as it pertains…

Turning information into action – 10 Tactics

Tactical Tech, the group that brought you Maps for Advocacy and Visualizing Information…