Visualization

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

Mail slowdown

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy proposed new standards for first-class mail, which would slow…

All the matches from Euro 2020 in one chart

To see all the matches from the group stage of Euro 2020 in…

How the ultrarich use a Roth IRA to get more rich

ProPublica continues their analysis of an anonymous IRS tax records dump. In their…

Scoring hospitals by billing quality

Using data collected by Johns Hopkins University, Michelle McGhee and Will Chase for…

Delaying motherhood

The New York Times mapped birth rates, which are down almost everywhere, especially…

Passing restrictive voting bills

Bloomberg used a Sankey diagram to show the path of over a thousand…

India vaccine procurement compared to other countries

Prasanta Kumar Dutta and Manas Mishra reporting for Reuters on the slow rollout…

Welcome to heat dome

It’s hot here in the western United States, and it’s only mid-June. From…

Measuring centuries-old droughts through tree rings

To measure drought in the present day, we use data from sensors that…

Graphs before anyone knew what they were

Michael Friendly and Howard Wainer have a new book out: A History of…

Collapse of Mexico City Metro explained

The New York Times investigated the collapse of the Metro, which killed 26…

xkcd: Base Rate

xkcd points out the importance of considering the baseline when making comparisons:…

Scale of a mouse plague

There’s a mouse plague in Australia right now. The words alone don’t express…

Drought in the Western United States

In what’s become a recurring theme almost every year, the western United States…

Tapestry for reflective data visualization

As a way to reflect on 2020, Catherine Madden wove tapestry to visualize…

All the passes in soccer visualized at once

This is a fun soccer graphic by Karim Dou├»eb. It shows 882,536 passes…

Rockhounding in California

Any outdoor activity sounds amazing at this point. Andrea Roberson and Casey Miller…

Myth of the Asian American model minority, explained with charts

Asian Americans are often viewed as a “model minority”, but when you look,…