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Shakespeare: A Data Visualization
How much, and how often do characters speak in nine famous Shakespeare plays?
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?
How old was artwork when it was purchased by the Tate?
Overall, this data set proved pretty challenging to find any insights. Turner was such a large proportion that I couldn't see anything in the data until I got rid of him. It also helped to hide all...
What Is Information Design
Marital Status by Age
Separately, we looked at marrying age, divorce rates, and those who never married. Now let’s look at marital status all together, with the addition of the widowed status. As you switch between...
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...
Eye on the Prize
IN COLLABORATION WITH CJR, a team of Columbia Journalism School students transformed our Pulitzer demographics database into an interactive graphic. This project, part of a graduate course on media...
Gazing Poetic Sound
Language has two aspects - sound and meaning, and yet we don't tend to care about sound as much as we care about its meaning when using language. This project attempts to draw attention to sound...
Interactive Elvis Presley Jukebox
The 'interactive Elvis Presley Jukebox' is a visual analysis of the tempo of close to 400 Elvis Presley songs. Each facial grid is a song. A brighter blue indicates a faster tempo & a lighter...
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...
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...
The Magic is Everywhere
Patterns in Fantasy book titles Fantasy books are a wonderful genre within literature. With their brick sized formats and series spanning a dozen books or more, many amazing worlds, very different...
Metal Underground: A Transit Guide to the Heavy Music Underworld
Metal Underground imagines the sub-genres of heavy metal and related rock as nodes on a transit map with their relationships to each other traced out by subway, tram, and light rail routes. Route...
Diagram of Graphic Design Specifications
The traditional graphic design standard books are mostly based on long text content. Boring and inconvenient, they are often hard to read. Therefore, Our Diagram of Graphic Design Specifications...
An Ocean of Noise
Exploration of 16 months of Spotify Top 200 streaming data, what it can show us about the useful life of popular music in a streaming context, and avenues for future exploration as more data is...
Love and Happiness in Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina has one of the greatest opening lines in all of literature: "Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." This project investigates the connection...
"Drawing Feelings" is a personal journey of finding my inside and outside worlds through daily drawings of objects that represent my feelings. World Inside represents how we feel in society...
How Guns Get Into Films
Actors often name their weapon of choice—though it is usually left to armorers.
Impact of the Oscars nominations
How big a deal is an Oscar nomination? Most movies make the majority of their profits in the first few weeks after release. A nomination for the Oscars could change this dynamic dramatically,...
10 Minute Man. Data Memento
Christopher Nolan`s Thriller Memento deals with a man who suffers from a short-term memory loss, an alleged murder and the nature of the crime. Furthermore the component of vengeance is addressed....
One of the strongest Korean trends is K-Pop. This visualizes the K-Pop industry, giving a bird's-eye view of the top four agencies and their artists. YouTube data shows their emotions and...
Where does Celadon pottery come from?----A chart of the ancient Long Quan kiln's making process.
My hometown LongQuan is rich in celadon; a type of traditional glazed pottery. I want to reproduce the process of making LongQuan celadon in its historical heyday, including all the techniques of...
Every Hindi film song by Lata Mangeshkar, in one graphic
Lata Mangeshkar is Bollywood's most prolific playback singer. In a career spanning 73 years, she recorded at least 5,401 songs. For Lata's 87th birthday, Hindustan Times made an interactive data...
Voices that care
This visualization on charity songs was created on invitation by Datasketch.es (Shirley Wu and Nadieh Bremer). While the subject was "community", I chose to visualize the (top contributing) charity...
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...
All Flights from Dragon Ball Z
Based on the manga by Akira Toriyama, the first episode of Dragon Ball Z aired in Japan on April 26, 1989. Even after more than 25 years, the anime is still extremely popular, with a filler-free...
How People Like You Spend Their Time
The American Time Use Survey is an ongoing program from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that asks thousands of people, as you might guess, what they did during the last 24 hours. Using the data...
The art of the high line
The communications department of the High Line New York assigned me to design a datavisualization for their High Line Fall Members Magazine 2016. They provided me with a data-set of the artists...
Star Wars - Film Ratings
The IMDb ratings of the Original, Prequel, & Sequel Star Wars films (those released as of 30th May 2017). Hovering over the x-wings provides more information about each film, hovering over the...
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:...