Points are placed like in a scatter plot, but they are sized based on the square root of data values.
Tutorials and Guides
Getting Started with D3.js
How to Make a Moving Bubble Chart, Based on a Dataset
Ooo, bubbles... It's not the most visually efficient method, but it's one of the more visually satisfying ones.
How to Make a Semicircle Plot in R
It's the half cousin of the bubble plot with less overlap and more straight edges.
See if you live in a political bubble
Gus Wezerek, Ryan D. Enos, and Jacob Brown for NYT Opinion use neighborhood-level…
Stephen Curry’s record-setting month for shooting threes
Steph Curry has been on a tear as of late. In April he…
Defining “essential worker” to distribute vaccine
Matthew Conlen, in an article by Abby Goodnough and Jan Hoffman for NYT,…
Minutes spoken at the Republican Convention
The New York Times provides a breakdown of minutes spoken at the Republican…
Words used to describe men and women’s bodies in literature
Authors tend to focus on different body parts for men and women, and…
School diversity visualized with moving bubbles
The Washington Post visualized 13,000 school districts to show the change in diversity…
Brexit voting divisions
The Economist charted the divisions within political parties using Brexit votes as proxy.…
After Marriage, How Long People Wait to Have Kids
First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in the baby carriage. Sometimes.
Products with tariffs in the trade war
The trade war started in January of this year when the administration imposed…
The words used by men and women to write about love
Josh Katz, Claire Cain Miller, and Kathleen A. Flynn for The Upshot plotted…
Married People Have More Sex
The relationship and dynamics change. Less lust, more companionship. Is that really how it works?
Floaty bubble charts with d3.js
D3.js, or Data-Driven Documents, version 4.0 was released a few months ago, so…