Visualization

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

Climate change in 2020

It used to be that climate changed seemed like something far off in…

Best Data Visualization Projects of 2020

It's been a year. We saw a lot of charts. These are the best ones.

Evolution of coronavirus strains

Reuters looked at how seven main strains of the virus evolved around the…

Historical cost of light

These days, most of us don’t have to do much to turn on…

Who catches the most fish

Using data from Global Fishing Watch, Hayley Warren and Ian Wishart for Bloomberg…

1 in 5 prisoners had Covid-19, a grid map

The Marshall Project and The Associated Press report on the Covid-19 rates in…

Tracking world’s biggest iceberg

The world’s biggest iceberg, A68a, is on track to crash into a remote…

Basketball court designed as a national park map

Kirk Goldsberry, whose basketball charts you might recognize, made the Naismith International Park…

Infrared to show air particles from your talk hole

I’m sure you know this already, but just in case, air particles come…

Charting and ranking apocalyptic events

For Domain of Science, Dominic Walliman attempts to chart all of the deadly…

Visualizing 16th century letter correspondence of the Tudor government

Kim Albrecht, Ruth Ahnert, and Sebastian Ahnert visualized the network of communications over…

Where ICUs are near capacity

The New York Times mapped the seven-day average of ICU bed occupancy rates:…

Bill Nye on masks, with a map and some props

Talking about the effectiveness of masks on TikTok, Bill Nye uses a map…

Interactive explainer for how cameras and lenses work

We use our cameras all of the time, and it almost seems like…

Defining “essential worker” to distribute vaccine

Matthew Conlen, in an article by Abby Goodnough and Jan Hoffman for NYT,…

Data Sketches, the book

Data Sketches was a one-year visualization collaboration between Nadieh Bremer and Shirley Wu…

Vaccine contracts

Bloomberg is tracking nine coronavirus vaccines around the world. In addition to the…

Your place in the vaccine line

Using estimates from the Surgo Foundation and Ariadne Labs, Stuart A. Thompson for…