Best of the Web: February 2019
We're bringing back Best of the Web to highlight the astounding and diverse set of visualizations that, hopefully, made your February just a bit brighter. We never get tired of sharing the wonderful beauty & creativity in the world of dataviz - thank you for your likes, retweets, and comments this month.
In case you missed it, February brought us the remarkable winners of the World Data Visualization Prize. The winners ran the gamut from AI-aficionados to napkin visionaries - head on over to Information is Beautiful to check it out.
Is big necessarily better? Not according to @DToshkov, winner in the #static category for the World Data Visualization Prize. https://t.co/lv3uEiGxde @worldgovsummit @infobeautiful pic.twitter.com/ZDnleJ2TUL— Kantar IIB Awards (@infobeautyaward) February 24, 2019
Winner of the World Data Visualization Prize in the #interactive category, Werner Helmich sequenced the #DNA of good government... to intriguing & beautiful results. #WorldGovSummit @infobeautiful https://t.co/9sijACEFJV pic.twitter.com/s0XD6hu2Os— Kantar IIB Awards (@infobeautyaward) February 20, 2019
Yesterday we shared a source for #artists to learn how to code- today, try this software that lets you build custom designs without ANY #code. You know what they say- there's always a tool for the job. #design #dataviz #IIBAwards #vizskillsweek @uwdata https://t.co/qU2OKsGi0F pic.twitter.com/BlwaVOvTdV— Kantar IIB Awards (@infobeautyaward) February 16, 2019
@nytimes reported this week that Chicago is as cold as the #Arctic, while Alaska is experiencing unseasonable warmth. Arctic #climatechange - indicated by sea ice thickness - is a bellwether for these unusual weather extremes. Check out this longlisted viz from the 2018 #IIBAwards tracking Arctic ice: https://buff.ly/2GaNTwG @ZLabe