A generalized form of the scatter plot, the dots can be placed in various coordinate systems.
Tutorials and Guides
How to Make Dot Plots in R
It's easy to draw dots. The challenge is to make them meaningful and readable.
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…
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…
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.…
Lower socioeconomic status linked to lower education attainment
The Upshot highlights research from the Stanford Center for Education Policy Analysis that…
Alcohol consumption per drinker
We’ve seen rankings for alcohol consumption per capita around the world. These tend…