Dot Map

Each dot represents a data point. Collectively, geographic patterns emerge.

How to Make an Animated Growth Map in R

Although time series plots and small multiples can go a long way, animation can make your data feel more real and relatable. Here is how to do it in R via the animated GIF route.

Flickr and Twitter mapped together – See Something or Say Something?

For all the maps by Eric Fischer I’ve posted, it’s amazing how little…

Where the tourists really flock

A couple of weeks ago you saw Eric Fischer’s maps of Flickr photos…