Making use of a force-directed graph, bubbles move between different clusters to show grouping over time.
Tutorials and Guides
How to Animate Packed Circles in R
Pack circles, figure out the transitions between time segments, and then generate frames to string together.
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.
History of wars and power in Europe, animated from 1500 to present
Agar.io is a multiplayer game where people control cells in a Petri dish-type…
Chartball is sports data visualized in a playful way
With Chartball, Andrew Garcia Phillips has visualized sports data for a while, publishing…
Income ladder for the children of immigrants
You’ve probably seen the moving bubbles that show how something changes over time.…
How Much Time We Spend Alone and With Others
Oftentimes what we're doing isn't so important as who we're spending our time with.
Simulating how just a little gender bias in the workplace can lead to big effects up the chain
Yuhao Du, Jessica Nordell, and Kenneth Joseph used simulations to study the effects…
Unemployment and Occupation
Unemployment has hit some industries more than others. Here's how the most recent estimates compare against last year's.
School diversity visualized with moving bubbles
The Washington Post visualized 13,000 school districts to show the change in diversity…
The Stages of Relationships, Distributed
Everyone's relationship timeline is a little different. This animation plays out real-life paths to marriage.
A Day in the Life: Women and Men
Using the past couple of years of data from the American Time Use Survey, I simulated a working day for men and women to see how schedules differ. Watch it play out in this animation.
A Day in the Life: Work and Home
I simulated a day for employed Americans to see when and where they work.