Projects

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

Discover Your Future for 2009 – CookieSays Fortunes

First off, happy new year! I’m back from my short hiatus from blogging…

Understand Your Behaviors with Twitter – Testers Needed

I started tracking what I eat and my weight using Twitter in an…

Tracking Weight and What You Eat with Twitter

I’m sure this will come as no surprise to all of you, but…

Code For Walmart Growth Visualization Now Available

It took me three months to do it, but the code to visualize…

United States Poverty Rates From 1980 to 2007

Thousands of bloggers are taking the time to discuss a single topic today…

How to Create a Real-Time Web Traffic Map for Your Site

I just released Visitr. Now you can create a real-time web traffic visualization for your own site or blog.

Watch the Rise of Gasoline Retail Prices, 1993 – 2008

"What do the data look like for gasoline prices?" The prices go up, then down, then up, down, up...

Watching Our Twitter World – twittervision Redux

See what people are tweeting around the world 24/7. What are you doing right now?

Watching the Growth of Walmart Across America, Interactive Edition

The animated map starts slow with the first location in Arkansas in 1962 and then spreads like a wildfire. When did your nearest Walmart open?

What Do People Want to Do With Their Lives?

43 Things is a goal-setting community where people set goals, cheer each other…

10 Largest Data Breaches Since 2000 – Millions Affected

In light of the MySpace photo breach (due to their negligence) a couple…

Human Flows Protoype is Online Now

I made a few tweaks and our humanflows visualization prototypes are now online.…