Visualization

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

World Freedom Atlas

World Freedom Atlas is an online geo-visualization tool that shows a number of…

Find a Replacement for this Ugly Venn Diagram

This venn diagram showing results from tests for Autism really seems to be…

Misleading Map of Buffalo Snow

I saw this map of the average snow levels in Buffalo. I think…

Visualization of US Flight Patterns

When I think airplanes and data visualization, I think of Aaron Koblin’s Flight…

John Snow’s Famous Cholera Map

If you’ve read any books on visualization, without a doubt, you’ve seen John…

Showing Large Numbers to Scale

Chris Jordan’s series, Running the Numbers: An American Portrait, just opened this weekend…

iPod Design and Apple Stock Over the Years

Wall Street Journal put up a nice little graphic showing the evolution of…

Not so Hot Graphs in Academic Papers

Karl Broman has an amusing list of the top ten worst graphs found…

The Times: Wealthiest Americans Ever

In honor of my New York Times induction day, a visualization of The…

More Mapping from amMap Offering Flexibility

Yes, more mapping. Map, map, map. amMap offers a Flash-based mapping tool that…

Gas Prices Over Time, 2000-2006

While on the subject of gas prices, Foreign Policy has a graph of…

America Wins in Petrol Consumption per Day

A very simple graph from The Economist (spiced up a bit with a…

Visualization of Taste Explosions from Ratatouille

By now, I’m sure everyone has heard of Pixar’s most recent movie, Ratatouille.…

History Over Space and Time

As a representation of history over time and space, Maps of War does…

Twittervision Adds a Third Dimension

Twittervision is a Google Maps mashup using the Twitter RSS feed. As people…

Difficulty Visualizing Social Networks

We need to interact with others. We crave connections with friends and strangers.…

Proof is in the Picture of Data

Akamai is a technology company that deals with routing and online business. They…

Focus Cloud: Tag Cloud with a Twist

Everyone’s familiar with tag clouds, but Aaron Bassett put a slight twist to…