Visualization

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

Lord of the Rings and Santa Venn diagram

Kaitlyn Facista, of Tea with Tolkien, made a four-part Venn diagram that shows…

Visual exploration through emotional granularity

We often talk about emotions in more basic terms, such as disgust, joy,…

Carbon footprint in the city versus the suburbs

Bringing it down the Census tract level, Nadja Popovich,┬áMira Rojanasakul and Brad…

VIS 2022 talks are online

With the holidays just about here, I’m sure there’s nothing you’d rather do…

xkcd on optimal bowling metrics

xkcd charted optimal bowling in terms of aim, speed, spin, and weight. This…

Conway’s Game of Life in infinite space

Conway’s Game of Life is a zero-person game where cells in a grid…

Bodybuilder risks

The human body has its limits, so many bodybuilders take steroids to increase…

Information Graphic Visionaries delivered

Visualization still seems like a relatively new thing, but it has a history…

Gifts my true love gave to me over the 12 days of Christmas

From Reddit user neilrkaye. This is very important.…

Perfect seasons needed to get over .500 overall

Here’s a fun one from Philip Bump for The Washington Post. Bump simply…

Life cycle of coronavirus at the molecular level

From Maastricht University: What happens if a SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus enters your lung? This…

Tour through the greatest movies of all time

Every ten years since 1952, Sight and Sound, a British film magazine, has…

Asteroid simulator for before the big one hits

Knowing the impact of an asteroid falling in your city might not seem…

Who pays for Twitter

Twitter Blue is a subscription service from Twitter that primarily provided premium features…

Retrofitting old British homes to improve energy efficiency

Speaking of old homes and energy efficiency in the UK, The Economist describes…

Managing temperature fluctuations through UK architecture

Philip Kennicott, Simon Ducroquet, Frank Hulley-Jones and Aaron Steckelberg, for The Washington Post,…

Upward mobility through a personal lens

Aaron Williams, for The Pudding, shows upward mobility through his own experiences, moving…

Illustration of ranked-choice voting

Connie Hanzhang Jin and Kaitlyn Radde, for NPR, used illustrations to explain how…