Visualization

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

Mitt Romney losing likes on Facebook, in real-time

If you go to the Facebook page for Mitt Romney, note the number…

Mapping racist tweets

After seeing this post that highlights racist tweets after the election, Floating Sheep…

Data visualization as cultural phenomenon

In 1979, Joy Division released their album Unknown Pleasures, and the cover was…

Maps before maps

Amanda Uren has a fun collection of map-like scans from the 11th century.…

Tracking the election tonight

As the results roll in tonight, you have plenty of options to keep…

2012 political donations mapped over time

Following their animated and narrated visualization on political contributions over time, VisPolitics maps…

All possible paths to the White House

With the election tomorrow, Mike Bostock and Shan Carter for the New York…

History of film, 100 years in a chart

In something of an homage to the Genealogy of Pop & Rock Music…

Beauty in movement

For the Made by Humans exhibit at the Hyundai Vision Hall in South…

Sandy aftermath: Power outages and flooding

The New York Times provides a detailed look at the Sandy aftermath, across…

Browse elections data back to 1976 with Electionary app

Electionary, the new iPad app from TargetPoint Consulting, lets you browse national election…

Hurricane tracker for Sandy

The New York Times has an updated version of their hurricane tracker up…

Urine wheel to diagnose disease

Some days you take a whiff it’s easy: “Yep. Definitely had asparagus last…

Insisting on beautiful maps

In the Atlas of Design, published by the North American Cartographic Information Society,…

Lord of the Rings visualized

Driven by his love for Lord of the Rings, Emil Johansson explores the…

Tracking homicides in Washington, D.C.

In a multipart special report, The Washington Post investigated homicides in the nation’s…

ReConstitution recreates debates through transcripts and language processing

ReConstitution 2012, a fun experiment by Sosolimited, processes transcripts from the presidential debates,…

Shifting states over the decades, between Democrat and Republican

Mike Bostock and Shan Carter visualized how states have shifted parties over the…

Solar energy potential, mapped in Cambridge

Sustainable Design Lab at MIT and MoDe Studio estimated the potential hotspots for…