Projects

Graphics by Nathan Yau, borne out of everyday curiosities, learning experiments, and mild insomnia.

Finding the New Age, for Your Age

You've probably heard the lines about how "40 is the new 30" or "30 is the new 20." What is this based on? I tried to solve the problem using life expectancy data. Your age is the new age.

This Age is the New Age

30 is the new 20. Wait. 40 is the new 20. No, scratch…

Parenting and Work Schedule During the Pandemic

Working from home was an ideal that many strived for. For many, it still is, but for those with kids who have to learn from home, the schedule change is less than ideal.

Map of Foreign Students

There are over 1 million international higher-education students enrolled in the United States. This map shows where they reside.

Restaurant Reopenings, a Comparison to Last Year

Restaurants are reopening for dining across the United States. Some states are doing it faster than others.

Age Generation Populations

Based on estimates from the United States Census Bureau released for July 2019, Millennials are the largest living generation in the country now.

Race and Origin in the United States, by State

Here is the breakdown for each state in the United States, based on estimates from the American Community Survey.

Unemployment Rate Changes

In April 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated a national unemployment rate of 14.7%. It wasn't just the rate itself but how fast it spiked.

Police Perception vs. Public Perception

The numbers are from a survey by the Pew Research Center conducted in…

Racial Divide

It's hard to think of much else. These maps show the racial divide between black and white people in major cities.

Impact on Households in the United States

The Census Bureau has been running the Household Pulse Survey since April 23, 2020 to get some gauge for how the pandemic is changing things at home. Here's how things look so far.

Rivers know this

“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.”…

Famous Hope Quotes as Charts

I thought we (i.e. me) could use a break, so I made these abstract charts to represent the most popular quotes about hope.

Who Funds the World Health Organization

A couple of weeks ago — or maybe it was a couple of years ago, I’m not sure — the administration announced it would withdraw funding from the World Health Organization. Here's what that does to the overall picture.

Game of Distraction

They say a watched pot never boils. So here's a game where you try to make the pot boiling by looking somewhere else.