Statistical Visualization

Finding patterns, distributions, and anomalies.

How to Make an Interactive Area Graph with Flare

You’ve seen the NameExplorer from the Baby Name Wizard by Martin Wattenberg. It’s…

Stat Charts Get a New York Times Redesign

Statistical graphics are often… kind of bland. But that’s fine, because they’re usually…

The Cost of Getting Sick

GE and Ben Fry (now the director of SEED visualization), show the cost…

Buzzwords in Academic Papers (Comic)

This comic was really amusing, although it might be because I’m a big…

Unemployment Rate For People Like You – NYT Interactive

Shan Carter, Amanda Cox, and Kevin Quealy of The New York Times explore…

Facebook Measures Happiness in Status Updates

As we all know, Facebook lets people update their friends with status updates,…

3 In-depth Views of Flight Delays and Cancellations

Have you ever rushed to the airport only to find that your flight…

How People in America Spend Their Day

From Shan Carter, Amanda Cox, Kevin Quealy, and Amy Schoenfeld of The New…

What Britain Has Eaten the Past Three Decades

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) keeps an archive of…

Track Presidential Approval Ratings and Compare to Past

From William Couch, Kristen Novak, Michelle Price and Joshua Hatch of USA Today,…

Explore World Data with Factbook eXplorer from OECD

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) makes a lot of world…

Michael Jackson Billboard Rankings: the Man, the Legend

Say what you want about Michael Jackson, but there’s no denying the great…

Google Analytics Data Made More Informative

A large majority of us who have websites use Google Analytics as our…

Open Source Data Visualization Framework – Axiis

Axiis, an open source data visualization framework in Flex, was released a few…

Explore Multiple Time Series in Third Dimension

Roland Lößlein, a media student at University of Applied Sciences in Augsburg, presents…

USA Today Digs Into Job Forecasts for 2009

While on the topic of job losses, USA Today provides a look into…

4 Different Looks at Job Losses During Recessions

There are so many ways that you can cut a dataset whether it…

9 Ways to Visualize Consumer Spending

GOOD Magazine’s most recent infographic (above and below) on consumer spending got me…