Statistical Visualization

Finding patterns, distributions, and anomalies.

NameGrapher to explore past baby name trends

NameGrapher is an interactive chart that lets you explore historical trends for baby…

Wordle analysis through the lens of 15m tweets

I don’t know if you’ve heard of it, but there’s this game called…

Reducing the risk of nuclear war

For Our World in Data, Max Roser discusses the risk and possible destruction…

Stat-driven view on how American conservatives shifted against vaccine

As we know by now, conservatives in the U.S. are more commonly against…

Fashion industry’s environmental impact

For Bloomberg, Rachael Dottle and Jackie Gu look at the current state of…

Distribution of snowfall estimates to show uncertainty

For NYT’s The Upshot, Aatish Bhatia, Josh Katz and Margot Sanger-Katz show the…

Weighted Olympic medal counts

To decide who’s doing best at the Olympics you have to define what…

Premier League territory control

The Athletic charted territories on the field to show whether the team of…

Accuracy of groundhog weather prediction

For FiveThirtyEight, Simran Parwani and Kaleigh Rogers compared Groundhog Day predictions against actual…

Charts showing Tom Brady’s standout career

Tom Brady announced his retirement from the National Football League, which ends a…

Crypto volatility charts

One of the attractions of crypto is that values can swing into the…

Diversity of federal judge picks, compared by president

Adrian Blanco for The Washington Post used squares connected at the corners to…

Questioning Novak Djokovic’s Covid tests, based on data

Tennis player Novak Djokovic is not vaccinated against the coronavirus, and as a…

Death rates by vaccination booster status

Our World in Data continues their important work on providing and showing up-to-date…

Analytics for U.S. government websites

With the announcement of free Covid-19 tests through the United States Postal Service,…

A visual and audio tour of sound at Nap Nap Swamp

When I think swamp noise, I imagine a blob of sound that’s some…

Congressmen who enslaved people

Using old Census records and documents, Julie Zauzmer Weil, Adrian Blanco and Leo…

New shopping search patterns from the pandemic

Schema Design, Google Trends, and Axios collaborated on The New Normal, looking at…