Visualization

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

Cooling Gulf Stream

This is quite a dive by Moises Velasquez-Manoff and Jeremy White for The…

Schools should open their windows for ventilation

As schools begin to reopen, The New York Times illustrates why classrooms should…

Social distancing when we’re back in the office

For Reuters, Sarah Slobin and Feilding Cage imagine life back at the office…

Scale of the pandemic compared to the past

While we’re on the topic of scale, The New York Times plotted weekly…

500,000 lives lost, an individual scale

The United States passed the half million mark for confirmed Covid-19 deaths. It’s…

How that iceberg would really float

A common depiction of an iceberg is one that has a short head…

Bird flight patterns captured through long-exposure photography

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Simulation for different immunity scenarios

As vaccinations roll out, we work towards herd immunity, there are various challenges…

Low temperatures map of the United States

Based on data from the Global Forecast System, The New York Times mapped…

Improving vaccine distribution in all states

Lauren Leatherby and Amy Schoenfeld Walker reporting for The New York Times: “Every…

Map of power outages

PowerOutage.US keeps a running tally of outages across the United States, and it’s…

Data visualization crossword puzzle

This is fun. Lisa Charlotte Rost made a data visualization crossword puzzle. Print…

Half of coronavirus deaths were in the winter

You probably knew that coronavirus deaths have been in the several thousands per…

How quickly the U.S. is vaccinating vs. how long it’ll take to get back to “normal”

Vaccines provide light at the end of the tunnel, but when we finally…

Comparing live music recordings against the studio versions

There’s something about hearing music live no matter how many times you’ve heard…

Tracking Capitol rioters through their mobile phone data

For NYT Opinion, Charlie Warzel and Stuart A. Thompson returned to the topic…

Pandemic Graphics Archive

The Pandemic Graphics Archive is a work-in-progress collection of floor signs and posters…

Data Visualization in Society

Data Visualization in Society, an open access book, is a collection of works…