Dot Plot

A generalized form of the scatter plot, the dots can be placed in various coordinate systems.

Tutorials and Guides

Examples

If the unemployed lose $600 per week

A $600 per week benefit expires for the unemployed at the end of…

Saving for Retirement and Age

People tend to have more money saved up over time, but range and variation also grow, and often it’s not enough.

Differences Between Women and Men’s Everyday with Kids

The day-to-day changes a lot when you have kids. However, it seems to change more for women than it does for men.

Readability of privacy policies for big tech companies

For The New York Times, Kevin Litman-Navarro plotted the length and readability of…

What Qualifies as Middle-Income in Each State

The meaning of "middle-income" changes a lot depending on where you live and your household size.

Higher turnout for midterm elections

Bloomberg charted voter turnout for the just past midterm elections, comparing 2018 against…

Millions of data points with deep scatterplots

Ben Schmidt uses deep scatterplots to visualize millions of data points. It’s a…

Cuisine Ingredients

What are the ingredients that make each cuisine? I looked at 40,000 recipes spanning 20 cuisines and 6,714 ingredients to see what makes food taste different.

Finding fake followers

This fake follower piece by Nicholas Confessore, Gabriel J.X. Dance, Richard Harris, and…

How your taxes will change

I’m pretty sure this is all that most people want to know. The…

Working on Tips, by State

What percentage of a waiter and waitress's income comes from tips and what comes from salary? The calculation isn't straightforward but we can try.

Divorce and Occupation

Some jobs tend towards higher divorce rates. Some towards lower. Salary also probably plays a role.

Finding the craft beer capital of America

You had me at craft beer. Russell Goldenberg for The Pudding looks for…

Looking for more affordable homes and better schools in the suburbs

Families often move out of the city to the suburbs for more affordable…

Public versus experts, gun control

With this scatterplot, Quoctrung Bui and Margo Sanger-Katz for The Upshot describe where…

Life transition seen through music listening

Quantified Selfie is a project to find narratives in an individual’s personal dataset.…