Visualization

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

Myth of the Asian American model minority, explained with charts

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

Where chess pieces are most often captured

Reddit user desfirsit made heatmaps to show where on the chess board pieces…

Seeing how devices talk to each other

Your computer connects to your router, which connects to your modem. Your printer…

Colors of Bob Ross explored

Connor Rothschild charted all the colors Bob Ross used in The Joy of…

Recreation of the neighborhood in the Tulsa race massacre

In 1921, hundreds were killed. The New York Times recreated the neighborhood, adding…

Where wind and solar needs to grow by 2050

Based on estimates from Princeton University‚Äôs Net-Zero America Project, Veronica Penney for The…

Official LEGO world map set

We’ve seen maps made out of LEGO bricks before, but LEGO is about…

Map shows you where a raindrop ends up

River Runner is a fun interactive map by Sam Learner. Click anywhere in…

Hospitalization rates for the unvaccinated

Overall, Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations are down in the United States, but much…

Four types of people who prevent full vaccination

The United States vaccination rate was rolling for a while there, but it…

How perception can save lives

Visualization and perception researcher Lace Padilla was on the kid-centric show Mission Unstoppale…

Most common professional marriages

Susie Neilson for the San Francisco Chronicle compared the marriage of professions in…

Watercolor Maptiles by Stamen are now part of the Smithsonian’s permanent collection

In 2012, Stamen Design released watercolor map tiles based on OpenStreetMap data. It…

Coping with the big numbers

Connie Jin, who works for NPR and updates a Covid-19 dashboard, talks about…

Transform an image into a pixel-ly visual

Here’s a fun interactive by Duc-Quang Nguyen. Upload an image and get back…

Historical shifts in where people live

The places in the United States with the highest populations weren’t always like…

Climate normals mapped over time

Every decade the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration releases climate normals to provide…

Map of people moving during pandemic

It was only a matter of time before someone showed dots moving across…