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

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.…