I’m pretty sure there’s a ton of untapped potential in data represented physically. Maybe not in the analytical insights sense but in that fuzzy unmeasured way of feeling data somehow. That might be my new point of interest for next year, and it’ll probably involve beer and LEGOs. Pierre Dragicevic and Yvonne Jansen maintain a chronological list of physical visualization, dating back to 5500 BC up to present.
Collection of physical visualizations
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Bank Failures in the United States, Since 2001
These are all the failures since 2001, scaled by amount of assets in 2023 dollars.
Where to Find Jeopardy! Daily Doubles
Placement of Daily Double clues, from season 1 to 31. Watch them play out.
Shifting Causes of Death
The most common causes of death changed over the years. They vary across sex and age group. This animation shows the details of these changes.