It emphasizes individual points in a distribution instead of binning them like a histogram.
Tutorials and Guides
How to Make Better-Looking, More Readable Charts in R
Defaults are generalized settings to work with many datasets. This is fine for analysis, but data graphics for presentation benefit from context-specific design.
How I Made That: Interactive Beeswarm Chart to Compare Distributions
The histogram is my favorite chart type, but it's unintuitive for many. So I've been using the less accurate but less abstract beeswarm.
How a meme grew into a campaign slogan
A meme that cried “jobs not mobs” began modestly, but a couple of…
Remote Workers vs. Non-Remote Workers
How the schedules between remote and non-remote workers differ during workdays.
A visualization game to understand education and school segregation
Educate Your Child by Gabrielle LaMarr LeMee uses census data and the school…
Statistical diversity in US newsrooms
If a news organization wants to talk about the world in a fair…
Divorce and Occupation
Some jobs tend towards higher divorce rates. Some towards lower. Salary also probably plays a role.
Shifting Incomes for Young People
Compare incomes for young people from the Millennial generation and the baby boomer generation.