GOLD ($1,000) ShipMap.org by Duncan Clark & Robin Houston at Kiln; data from UCL (UK)
An interactive map of commercial shipping movements.
SILVER (tied - $500) What’s Your Pay Gap? by Lam Thuy Vo, Jessica Ma & Paul Overberg for The Wall Street Journal (USA)
Gender pay gap for US employees.
SILVER (tied - $500) Evolution of Music Taste by Polygraph (USA)
Every top 5 song from 1958-2016 analysed & playable.
BRONZE (tied - $250) Who Marries Whom? by Adam Pearce & Dorothy Gambrell for Bloomberg (USA)
Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau to find out how people are pairing up.
BRONZE (tied - $250) The Network Behind the Cosmic Web by Kim Albrecht (USA)
Constructing multiple models of the cosmic web.
HONOURABLE MENTION Neural Network Playground by Daniel Smilkov & Shan Carter for TensorFlow (USA)
Visualizes outcomes of machine learning.
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