Visualization

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

Facebook: On the Road to 200 million Users

As we learned last week, Facebook has been growing worldwide ever since it…

Legal Drinking Age Around the World

While we’re on the topic of beer (it is Friday after all), let’s…

Where Can You Find America’s Best Beer?

Mike Wirth maps medal winners from the Great American Beer Festival from 1987…

Check In on the State of the Economy

This interesting chart from Russel Investments shows the current state of the economy…

Explore Multiple Time Series in Third Dimension

Roland Lößlein, a media student at University of Applied Sciences in Augsburg, presents…

Little Red Riding Hood, the Animated Infographic Story

Tomas Nilsson, a graphic design student from Linköping University, tells the story of…

AIG Bailout: Where $173 billion Went

Nicolas Rapp and Damiko Morris of Associated Press delve into the AIG bailout.…

Social Weather Mapping From Google Chrome Experiment

In the promotion of its speedy javascript, Google announces the Chrome Experiment. As…

Bus Bench is an Infographic of Guilt

I’ve given a few talks on my work with self-surveillance, and there is…

One Song Sang By 2,088 Voices – Mechanical Turk Rendition

Aaron Koblin and Daniel Massey team up to give us Bicycle Built for…

Review: Data Flow, Visualizing Information in Graphic Design

Data Flow: Visualizing Information in Graphic Design isn’t an Edward Tufte book. It’s…

27 Visualizations and Infographics to Understand the Financial Crisis

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. If there’s anything good…

Immigration Explorer Shows Largest Foreign-born Groups Since 1880

Remember our short contest a while back with immigration rates to the United…

What Do You Think of This Evolution Graphic?

What do you think about the above graphic? Good, bad? Effective, or not?…

Crisis of Credit Explained in Animated Infographics

This video (below) explains how we got into this credit crisis. It’s a…

Explore Flickr Videos On Flickr Clock by Stamen Design

Stamen Design, whose work you’ve most definitely seen, comes out with their most…

Nokia Collaborates With Generative Artists for Beautiful Interactive Pieces

In collaboration with generative artists Marius Watz, field, and others, along with Universal…

Paycheck Gap Between Men and Women – Guess Who Makes Less

Hannah Fairfield and Graham Roberts from The New York Times show the disparity…

Progress: A Graphical Report on the State of the World

You might recall that the United Nations Statistics Division launched UNdata about one…

Microsoft’s Vision for 2019 is Data Visualization

Google’s chief economist tells us statistician will be the sexy job of the…

Banking Execs Flee with Millions of Dollars in Golden Parachute

I figured out how I am going to get rich, and I’m going…

How Many Gallons of Fuel Does it Take to Travel 350 Miles?

GOOD Magazine, in collaboration with Robert A. Di Leso, Jr., explores fuel use…

How Much Junk Orbits Around the Earth?

You might not realize it, but there’s a lot of junk that orbits…

The Universe in 2009 from Seed Magazine

Seed Magazine, a publication dedicated to cool things in science, give us The…

Wired Relates Playboy Playmate BMI and Average BMI, 1954-2008

Playboy playmates continue to be a point of fascination. Remember that study on…

Alternate View of Obama’s $819 billion Stimulus Package

OK, so we saw CreditLoan’s representation of Obama’s stimulus package. Here’s Washington Post’s…

CreditLoan Maps Out Obama’s Economic Stimulus Plan

President Barack Obama has a $800 billion+ economic stimulus package in the works.…

USA Today Digs Into Job Forecasts for 2009

While on the topic of job losses, USA Today provides a look into…

4 Different Looks at Job Losses During Recessions

There are so many ways that you can cut a dataset whether it…

MIX Online Explores Visualization in Project Descry

MIX Online, a community of designers and developers, released Project Descry – a…