Dot Plot

A generalized form of the scatter plot, the dots can be placed in various coordinate systems.

Tutorials and Guides

Examples

Finding fake followers

This fake follower piece by Nicholas Confessore, Gabriel J.X. Dance, Richard Harris, and…

How your taxes will change

I’m pretty sure this is all that most people want to know. The…

Working on Tips, by State

What percentage of a waiter and waitress's income comes from tips and what comes from salary? The calculation isn't straightforward but we can try.

Divorce and Occupation

Some jobs tend towards higher divorce rates. Some towards lower. Salary also probably plays a role.

Finding the craft beer capital of America

You had me at craft beer. Russell Goldenberg for The Pudding looks for…

Looking for more affordable homes and better schools in the suburbs

Families often move out of the city to the suburbs for more affordable…

Public versus experts, gun control

With this scatterplot, Quoctrung Bui and Margo Sanger-Katz for The Upshot describe where…

Life transition seen through music listening

Quantified Selfie is a project to find narratives in an individual’s personal dataset.…

Lower socioeconomic status linked to lower education attainment

The Upshot highlights research from the Stanford Center for Education Policy Analysis that…

Alcohol consumption per drinker

We’ve seen rankings for alcohol consumption per capita around the world. These tend…

Brand sentiment showdown

There are many brands on Twitter that exist to uphold an image of…

Paycheck Gap Between Men and Women – Guess Who Makes Less

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