Nodes and edges show connections, typically positioned to show strength of relationships.
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 Visualize Hierarchical Graphs in R, with ggraph and tidygraph
Network graphs are a good way to find structure and relationships within hierarchical data. Here are several ways to do it.
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.
How to Make Chord Diagrams in R
Show connections in the circular layout for a more compact presentation.
Getting Started with Network Graphs in R
Add the vertices. Connect them with edges. Repeat as necessary.
All the Household Types in the U.S.
No need to restrict ourselves to the most common types. There are thousands. Let's look at all of them.
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…
Network for Marvel Cinematic Universe
With a fun view of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Tristan Guillevin walks through…
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.
Russian gas supplies in Europe
For Reuters, Prasanta Kumar Dutta, Samuel Granados and Michael Ovaska detail Europe’s dependence…
Bubble tea combinations, a visual breakdown
Walk into a boba shop and usually you’ll see a large menu that…
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.
It's hard to think of much else. These maps show the racial divide between black and white people in major cities.
Anatomy of an outbreak
For Reuters, Manas Sharma and Simon Scarr animated a coronavirus outbreak in Singapore…
UK government org charts
When I think government structure, I tend to think in general overviews where…
School diversity visualized with moving bubbles
The Washington Post visualized 13,000 school districts to show the change in diversity…