Visualization

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

Facebook feed comparison between groups

As part of their Citizen Browser project to inspect Facebook, The Markup shows…

Average stimulus aid, by household size and income

Alicia Parlapiano and Josh Katz, reporting for NYT’s The Upshot, plotted the average…

Seeing CO2 is a playable data visualization

Seeing CO2, by design studio Extraordinary Facility, is a playable data visualization that…

Bird migration forecast maps

BirdCast, from Colorado State University and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, shows current…

Bats and outbreaks

For Reuters, Julia Janicki and Simon Scarr, with illustrations by Catherine Tai, show…

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…