Heatmap

Cells or bins are colored based on data. As with all visualization types that use color as the main visual encoding, choose shades carefully.

Tutorials and Guides

Examples

Basketball Stat Cherry Picking

Wow your friends during the game with random win percentages, based on various player stats.

Tax calculator that considers where you live

Here’s a different look at tax cuts and increases from Reuben Fischer-Baum for…

American Daily Routine

Sleep. Work. Play. The times and everything in between change depending on who you talk to.

Who Earns More Income in American Households?

Compared to 1970, a shift towards women making the higher income.

Fatal Traffic, When and Where

These are the traffic crashes that resulted in deaths in 2015, categorized by month, time of day, and factors involved.

Time-lapse of community-edited pixels

For April Fool’s Day, Reddit ran a subreddit, r/place, that let users edit…

Scrabble data and analysis

Looking for some data to play with? James P. Curley compiled Scrabble data…

Where to Find Jeopardy! Daily Doubles

Placement of Daily Double clues, from season 1 to 31. Watch them play out.

Five years of traffic fatalities

I made a graphic a while back that showed traffic fatalities over a…

Where are the biggest box office movies (not) streaming?

After seeing Tristan Louis' list that tallied the streaming availability of 2011's top 100 box office hits, I was curious what it looked like graphically.

Vehicles involved in fatal crashes

After seeing a map in The Guardian, I was curious about what other data was available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association. It turns out there's a lot.