Visualization

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

Emissions from fires in the Arctic

Reuters reported on the fires in the Arctic and the relatively high levels…

Science of the tennis toss

To serve the ball in tennis, a player first tosses the ball in…

Gerrymandering detection with simulations

Harry Stevens, for The Washington Post, how simulations can be used to detect…

Where memes from the past decade came from

Know Your Meme analyzed a decade of meme data to see where the…

Splitting the US population evenly, with arbitrary shapes

By Engaging Data, this interactive map shows various splits of the United States…

China’s possible blockade around Taiwan

It appears China wants to impose a blockade around Taiwan with ships, submarines,…

Losses and comebacks of Serena Williams

We tend to celebrate the wins in sports and often forget about or…

Big diagram of metabolic pathways

The contents of this diagram is not in my scope, but it is…

Where restaurant chains dominate

Researchers Xiaofan Liang and Clio Andris estimated the percentage of restaurants that are…

Meteorologist delighted by surprise map interaction

Meteorologist Greg Dutra was delivering the daily weather news for ABC Chicago and…

Network for Marvel Cinematic Universe

With a fun view of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Tristan Guillevin walks through…

Welcome to Meltsville

It’s getting hot in cities around the world, each city with its own…

Megaflood scenario

Highlighting research by Xingying Huang and Daniel L. Swain, who studied “plausible worst…

Breaking down the higher price on a restaurant receipt

If you’ve eaten at a restaurant lately, you might have noticed a substantially…

Worst drought in Europe, in 500 years

Dominic Roy√© mapped river discharge in Europe over the past few months: A…

How much gas European sites have stored for the winter

Reuters goes with the radar chart to show gas supplies, as European countries…

Tracked while reading about being tracked at work

While reading this NYT article, by Jodi Kantor and Arya Sundaram, on the…

Visual explanations for machine learning

As part of a teaching initiative by Amazon, MLU-Explain is a series of…