Statistical Visualization

Finding patterns, distributions, and anomalies.

Excess Kia and Hyundai car thefts

In the middle of 2022, a popular video on TikTok, since taken down,…

Increasing range of electric vehicles

Hannah Ritchie compared electric vehicle range over the years: The median range of…

100 visualizations from a single dataset with 6 data points

The structure of a dataset can help you pick a visualization method or…

Trying to isolate Russia

The New York Times shows how the west tried to isolate Russia and…

LeBron James’ longevity

Okay, one more LeBron James thing, mostly because I like seeing different looks…

Cumulative points scored by LeBron James and other top scorers

Never fear, Sopan Deb, K.K. Rebecca Lai, and Eve Washington, for The New…

Sankey diagrams to show change in opinion

For Bloomberg, Joe Mayes, Andre Tartar, and Demetrios Pogkas show shifts in public…

Reservoir refills in California

There’s been a lot of rain in California, which has been good to…

Tom Brady of other jobs

Tom Brady, the quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is 45 years old,…

Animal extinction over time

Animals are going extinct at a faster rate. Reuters shows a developing pattern…

Names that are more dog or more human

There appears to be a trend of using human names for pets. Alyssa…

Southwest flight cancellations

There were a lot of flight cancellations this week, but Southwest Airlines is…

VIS 2022 talks are online

With the holidays just about here, I’m sure there’s nothing you’d rather do…

xkcd on optimal bowling metrics

xkcd charted optimal bowling in terms of aim, speed, spin, and weight. This…

Gifts my true love gave to me over the 12 days of Christmas

From Reddit user neilrkaye. This is very important.…

Perfect seasons needed to get over .500 overall

Here’s a fun one from Philip Bump for The Washington Post. Bump simply…

Who pays for Twitter

Twitter Blue is a subscription service from Twitter that primarily provided premium features…

Retrofitting old British homes to improve energy efficiency

Speaking of old homes and energy efficiency in the UK, The Economist describes…