Visualization

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

Evolution of Census questions

On the surface, the decennial census seems straightforward. Count everyone in the country…

Simulating an epidemic

3Blue1Brown goes into more of the math of SIR models — which drive…

Now pull

A comic by Marcos Balfag√≥n attaches action to the curve.…

Unemployment spike

The Department of Labor released the numbers for last week’s unemployment filings. 3.28…

Track confirmed Covid-19 cases by country, state, and region

Wade Fagen-Ulmschneider made a set of interactive charts to track confirmed coronavirus cases.…

Mobile phone data shows decreased movement nationwide

Stuart A. Thompson and Yaryna Serkez for New York Times Opinion on decreasing…

Break the chain

For The Spinoff, Toby Morris illustrates how individuals can break a chain of…

Particle flows show how the coronavirus ramped up

Using a combination of estimates based on cell phone movements and outbreak size,…

Wheel of emotional words, in case you’re having trouble finding the words these days

You’re probably feeling a range of emotions these days. It helps if you…

Deer crossing across highway corridors

With the climate changing, animals will need to migrate to different areas to…

Coronavirus Explained and What You Should Do

Kurzgesagt, which make videos to explain complex and abstract concepts in an understandable…

How washing your hands for 20 seconds does the trick

Vox used a lotion that mimics viruses to demonstrate the power of washing…

Hospital bed occupancy

Using estimates from the Harvard Global Health Institute, The Upshot mapped what hospital…

Lagging coronavirus testing in the US

Coronavirus testing in the United States has been a slow process to say…

Simulations for virus spread with social distancing

Social distancing is the game plan these days. Try to stay at home…

Change in foot traffic in outbreak cities

From The Economist, this chart shows the (mostly) decrease in foot traffic in…

A view of the coronavirus outbreak through data

There’s a lot of figures and numbers floating around about the coronavirus disease.…

How gears work

Bartosz Ciechanowski took a deep dive into how gears work and the physics…