BBC Radio 5Live has a new podcast up: Looking at ourselves. The first half takes a trip to the London Transport Museum, and in the second, I chat with Jamillah Knowles about visualization, data, and the book. Download the full podcast here. It’s weird how you sound completely different in real life from what you sound like in your head.
Interview with BBC Radio 5Live
19 Maps That Will Blow Your Mind and Change the Way You See the World. Top All-time. You Won’t Believe Your Eyes. Watch.
Many lists of maps promise to change the way you see the world, but this one actually does.
Life expectancy changes
The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.
A Day in the Life of Americans
I wanted to see how daily patterns emerge at the individual level and how a person’s entire day plays out. So I simulated 1,000 of them.