Visualization

Showing the stories in data through statistics, design, aesthetics, and code.

School diversity visualized with moving bubbles

The Washington Post visualized 13,000 school districts to show the change in diversity…

Stacking Apple apps in the App Store

For The New York Times, Jack Nicas and Keith Collins stack up app…

A sim to show self-driving car challenges

On the surface, driving a car might seem fairly straightforward. Follow the rules…

All of the plastic bottles purchased in a day, Eiffel Tower for scale

Millions of plastic bottles are purchased every day around the world. What does…

Looking at the Amazon fires wrong

For The Washington Post, Sergio Peçanha and Tim Wallace use maps to show…

Gallery of uncertainty visualization methods

It must be uncertainty month and nobody told me. For Scientific American, Jessica…

What that hurricane map means

For The New York Times, Alberto Cairo and Tala Schlossberg explain the cone…

Map shows long-term record of fires around the world

For the NASA Earth Observatory, Adam Voiland describes about two decades of fires:…

Cartogram of where presidential candidates campaign

Presidential candidates campaign harder in some states more than others. National Popular Vote…

Where and why the Amazon rainforest is on fire

For Bloomberg, Mira Rojanasakul and Tatiana Freitas discuss why the Amazon rainforest is…

Detected fires in the Amazon rain forest, monthly

The New York Times goes with monthly small multiples to show detected fires…

History of slavery in America

USA Today looks at some of the numbers on 17th century slavery in…

How much warmer your city will get

BBC News asks a straightforward question: How much warmer is your city? Enter…

Democratic candidates who Iowa fairgoers could name

In a “radically unscientific survey” Kevin Uhrmacher and Kevin Schaul for The Washington…

Measuring pop music’s falsetto usage

Vox and Matt Daniels delved into falsetto in pop music over the years.…

Predicting whether you are Democrat or Republican

The New York Times is in a quizzy mood lately. Must be all…

Everyday charts book

Add a book to the humorous-charts-documenting-the-everyday genre. Am I Overthinking This? by Michelle…

Warped shape of the galaxy

Dorota M. Skowron et al. made the first 3-D map of the galaxy.…