Kevin Simler uses interactive simulations to explain how things — ideas, disease, memes — spread through a network. It always looks like concentrated chaos to begin, but then the things infect quickly. Adjust variables, press play, and watch them go.
Interactive explainer for how disease and ideas spread through a network
Projects by FlowingData See All →
Multiple Causes of Death
There’s a 6 percent figure from the CDC that could be easily misinterpreted. Here’s what it means.
Most Common Occupation by Age
As we get older, job options shift — along with experience, education, and wear on our bodies.
Counting the Hours
Every day is a bit different, but here is a wideout view of how Americans spend their days. Compare with your own time use.