Bubble Chart

Points are placed like in a scatter plot, but they are sized based on the square root of data values.

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GDP and vaccination rates

For The New York Times, Keith Collins and Josh Holder look at the…

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…

Waiting For a Table

A simulation to estimate how long until you are seated at a restaurant.

The words used by men and women to write about love

Josh Katz, Claire Cain Miller, and Kathleen A. Flynn for The Upshot plotted…

Occupation Matchmaker

This is who marries whom, based on what one does for a living.

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…

Working Parents

Here are the mothers and fathers who work like you.

Explorations of People Movements

A new data source gave rise to a different set of visualization projects. We see people.

Color names plotted against gender

A couple of years ago, xkcd ran a survey that asked people to…