Visualization

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

Maps of the Seven Deadly Sins

Geographers from Kansas State University map the spatial distribution of the seven deadly…

50 Cars to Make One Bus?

Flygbussarna, a Swedish coach bus company, in partnership with the Acne marketing group,…

Interaction Design Pilot Year Churns Out Great Student Projects

In a collaborative initiative between Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design and The Danish…

37 Data-ish Blogs You Should Know About

You might not know it, but there are actually a ton of data…

Here & There: Horizonless Perspective of Manhattan

Jack Schulze provides this horizonless view of Manhattan: Here & There is a…

10 Visualizations for Number of Days to Pay Your Taxes

A couple weeks ago, FlowingData ran another Visualize This challenge. I posted a…

Spectrum of Online Friendship

This graphic, from Mike Arauz, describes different levels of online friendship, starting at…

What Drugs Pose the Greatest Danger?

While The New York Times continues to produce excellent work, GOOD Magazine has…

Is Your Country Involved in Open Source?

Red Hat, an open source leader best known for their Linux distribution, maps…

Tracking Swine Flu Worldwide – Where and How, Plus Data

Just about everywhere you go there’s something in the news about swine flu,…

Visualizing the United States Power Grid

NPR provides an in depth view of the U.S. electric grid, exploring the…

A Couple New Looks for Google News

The ever popular newsmap (above), a tree map view of Google News, got…

How Long Will the World’s Natural Resources Last?

This graphic from New Scientist shows when certain natural resources will run out…

Visual Guides to the World of Street Vendors

There are over 10,000 street vendors in New York City. But how much…

Visual Representation of Tabular Information – How to Fix the Uncommunicative Table

This is a guest post by Martin Krzywinski who develops Circos, a GPL-licensed…

Jobs Vanish Across Our Country

As a nation, we gained jobs every month during 2007 compared to the…

Creating a World in Holograms

This holographic video by Bruce Branit is completely fictional but oh so sexy.…

Demographics in World of 100

Designers seem to have taken a liking to the idea of showing world…