2020 Progress Bars

I thought March was only 31 days, but the system seems stuck. Did anyone try turning it off and on again.

A riff on Manoj Dayaram’s Calendar 2020, loosely based on NYT Covid-19 counts.

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Real Chart Rules to Follow

There are rules—usually for specific chart types meant to be read in a specific way—that you shouldn’t break. When they are, everyone loses. This is that small handful.

Where People Run in Major Cities

There are many exercise apps that allow you to keep …

Life expectancy changes

The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.

Shifts in How Couples Meet, Online Takes the Top

How do couples meet now and how has it changed over the years? Watch the rankings play out over six decades.