Visualization

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

Issues Democratic hopefuls are talking about on social media

For the Washington Post, Kevin Schaul and Kevin Uhrmacher parsed the social media…

Bad data from a faulty sensor on the Boeing 737 Max

The New York Times illustrated what likely happened in the Ethiopian Airlines and…

Brexit voting divisions

The Economist charted the divisions within political parties using Brexit votes as proxy.…

Where the IRS most likely audits

Using estimates from a study on regional bias in tax audits, ProPublica mapped…

Data comic shows an average American day

Matt Hong used a stacked bar chart over time as the frame for…

Mapping the cheapest flights to everywhere, given your location

Sometimes you really do need to get away. Escape, part search engine and…

Tax changes for different groups

There’s less than a month until taxes are due. It’s the most wonderful…

Robocalls map

Other than calls from my wife, I can’t even remember the last call…

How to spot a partisan gerrymander

For FiveThirtyEight, William T. Adler and Ella Koeze describe how a metric called…

Colors of Tintin

Marian Eerens charted the colors of each Adventures of Tintin book cover. The…

Internet under the sea

To connect servers around the world, there are actual cables that run under…

Inverse map of the United States

I’m thoroughly enjoying the work coming from graphic designer Scott Reinhard as of…

Connections and patterns in the Mueller investigation

While we’re on the subject of distributions, Fathom used a collection of beeswarm…

High school basketball players who make it to the NBA

Right in my wheelhouse, Russell Goldenberg and Amber Thomas for The Pudding looked…

Light installation shows future water lines against existing structures

Timo Aho and Pekka Niittyvirta used sensors, LED lights, and timers to display…

Charting cholera, beyond John Snow

John Snow, who often gets the credit for showing the geographical patterns of…

Celebrity name spelling test

Colin Morris culled common misspellings on Reddit and made the data available on…

Names in movies vs. real life

Here’s a fun spin on the name analysis genre by Mary Zam. She…