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Free Willy and Flipper by the Numbers
The past, present, and future of captive whales and dolphins according to data and pop culture.
Are Pop Lyrics Getting More Repetitive?
In 1977, the great computer scientist Donald Knuth published a paper called The Complexity of Songs, which is basically one long joke about the repetitive lyrics of newfangled music (example quote:...
Bonsai, is one of the traditional Chinese fine arts. Plants and rocks comprise the basic materials for artwork that expresses natural landscape in a small basin.
What are the most favorite pets in the world?
Fish are more popular in China than elsewhere, while the cat is the favorite domestic animal of the French.
This paper mainly introduces some basic techniques of acupuncture and moxibustion, as well as the chart of acupuncture points, the basic apparatus and historical evolution information, and presents...
Films Around the Clock Under the Midnight Sun
"Films Around the Clock Under the Midnight Sun" explores the schedule of the Midnight Sun Film Festival organised in 2018. Data for this visualisation consists of the last published schedule of the...
What's In Season
What’s in Season is a digital seasonal calendar created to support responsible consumption in Spain. Most of the Spanish fruit and vegetable calendars include errors and therefore prevent citizens...
The food industry profits from providing poor quality foods, with poor nutritional value, that people eat a lot of. Thankfully we have The Michelin Guide | Main Countries of Europe...
Getting Away From Work in 2018
It is a commonly held belief that Hong Kong is blessed with a relatively large number of public holidays to compensate for employers traditionally limiting their workers’ annual leave. Marco...
Magic Wands of Every Harry Potter Character
Ron had a wand of ash wood and a core of unicorn hair— before he broke it after a nasty encounter with the Whomping Willow, of course. In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the first ever...
You are what you stream
Created for a Cannes Lions panel—where Adam Bly, Spotify's VP Data, interviewed burlesque performer Dita Von Teese—this visualization shows how your music streaming habits offer a window into who...
Pulsecheck: Is Orchestral Music Still a Living Art Form in 2017?
This interactive essay explores the 175-year performance history (as of 2017) of the New York Philharmonic, and takes a look at how some aspects of performances at the Phil have changed through the...
Bury Your Tropes
Since 1970’s, there has been a steady increase in LGBT characters on television, a trend that is generally viewed as positive and progressive. Yet writers often have trouble doing the lives of...
A Hidden Path
This series of wall charts are created to interpret the Tibetan Kalachakra mandala painting, which are parallel to visualized tables. The innovative method employs the concept of the five elements...
A Context Machine for German Literature
This visualization was my submission to the first feeder round of the global IronViz competition of Tableau. It provides context to the different epoques of German literature by showing the epoques...
The Day of the Doctor Charted
Interviewed in Doctor Who Magazine in 2016, series showrunner Steven Moffat talked about the difficulties of writing the 50th anniversary special 'The Day of the Doctor' in 2013. He was not only...
Let's talk Trilogies
Analysis of 36 trilogies for IMDB rating and domestic box office gross figures in the US. This visualisation looks at the progression of these numbers throughout the series, and identifies patterns.
Most Voted Animated Pictures
The visualisation shows the 50 most voted animated feature films on Imdb (Internet Movie Database); for each picture are reported the number of votes received, the average value of the judgments,...
Geography Of Pub Names
So, I decided to map some pub names. Because, like chicken shops, streets and pizza chains, if we zoom out a bit, pub names tell us a bit about the geography, culture and history of the people...
A nostalgic and quirky look at the Mr Men books which answers the crucial analytical questions: what colour were they all and which ones had different colour noses? "Trilogy" extends to muppets,...
Based on film budget, revenue and rating data, Film Money tells the story of the fickle relationship between business interests and public taste. Often demanding huge amounts of effort, manpower...
Older people are inclined to accuse younger ones of spending all their time in front of screens. Actually, those in their 60s are as guilty as those in their teens – and the amount of time that all...
Sing It Along the World
A visualization of national anthems in the world. Nowadays, a massive amount of data about the economy, education, environment, history, etc. were put together to recognize a country. A national...
Bob Dylan's words. Visual analysis of Bob Dylan's vocabulary
Artwork for Visual Data, the column on "La Lettura", the cultural supplement of "Corriere Della Sera". In collaboration with Institute of computational linguistics "Antonio Zampolli" and ItaliaNLP...
Shakespeare: A Data Visualization
How much, and how often do characters speak in nine famous Shakespeare plays?
Is the ending of La La Land hopeful or despairing? Visualizing La La Land's emotional roller coaster using Spotify data
Visualizing La La Land's emotional roller coaster using Spotify data.
How To Record Your Band
I created an explainer infographic about the recording process aimed at young musicians (age 13-18). I was a musician and played in bands throughout high school and college. The recording process...
Where Macy's Came From
Everything that is a department store must converge.
Did people listen to Baz Luhrmann?
Driving to work recently I heard Baz Luhrmann's infamous 'Everybody's free to wear sunscreen'. Great song, big hit in the UK, but it got me thinking - did anybody listen to him?
The Story Of Film
This visualization attempts to tell the story of film. An epic journey of innovation across 14 decades, 137 countries, and 4,070,420 films.