Visualization

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

Breaking down the higher price on a restaurant receipt

If you’ve eaten at a restaurant lately, you might have noticed a substantially…

Worst drought in Europe, in 500 years

Dominic Roy√© mapped river discharge in Europe over the past few months: A…

How much gas European sites have stored for the winter

Reuters goes with the radar chart to show gas supplies, as European countries…

Tracked while reading about being tracked at work

While reading this NYT article, by Jodi Kantor and Arya Sundaram, on the…

Visual explanations for machine learning

As part of a teaching initiative by Amazon, MLU-Explain is a series of…

Serena Williams’ career rankings

Serena Williams announced her retirement from professional tennis. As is required for any…

EV charging road trip

We hear about electric vehicles being the future, but for that to happen,…

Finding illegal airstrips in Brazil

Using a combination of satellite imagery, crowdsourced databases, and analyses, The New York…

Indicators for a recession

People disagree whether the United States is in a recession or not, because…

Sequoia tree wildfire protection

For Reuters, Travis Hartman, Ally J. Levine, and Anurag Rao describe the measures…

Mapping the cool spots in hot cities

As city centers heat up, people search for cooler areas. For Bloomberg Green,…

Amtrak train route explorer

This visual explorer by Rachel Binx lets you see Amtrak routes and stations…

More friendships between rich and poor might mean less poverty

Recently published in Nature, research by Chetty, R., Jackson, M.O., Kuchler, T. et…

Most notable person, everywhere in the world

Who is the most famous person born in the place you live? This…

Mapping how far you can travel by train in five hours, from any European station

This European travel map by Benjamin Td shows how far you can travel…

Data visualization(-ish) in the style of famous artists

DALL-E is an AI system from OpenAI that creates images from text. You…

Housing displacement after disasters

Christopher Flavelle, for The New York Times, reported on the lack of support…

Florence Nightingale’s use of data visualization to persuade in the 19th century

For Scientific American, RJ Andrews looks back at the visualization work of Florence…