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Emotion Park is an experimental data visualization project to see how well machines can analyze song lyrics. The visualization tries to capture the emotion of the song lyrics in the form of a...
Free Willy and Flipper by the Numbers
The past, present, and future of captive whales and dolphins according to data and pop culture.
Discover the 6 kilometers that will make you come back to Donostia - San Sebastián
This is a set of Internet infographics about the city of Donostia-San Sebastián. It represents a route of 6 kilometers along the coast of the city. It provides information on points of interest in...
The most popular of them all: a look at fanfiction's favorite ships
There are many aspects to the Harry Potter franchise: books, movies, a new play, studio tours and theme parks. But when it comes to gauging fan reaction, there’s probably no better place than...
Spotify's Biggest One Hit Wonders
Norman Greenbaum's "Spirit in the Sky" has been played over 68,000,000 times, and makes up 99.5% of plays from his top 5 songs on Spotify.
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...
Sentiment of Romantic Movies
Are romantic movies always composed of happiness? Feelings are hard to be measurable on screen, but can we “watch” movie from unorthodox perspectives? This project is to visualize the sentiment in...
The Infinite Drum Machine
The Infinite Drum Machine can create beats using sounds from the everyday world. Thanks to the Philharmonica Orchestra, London, for contributing some sounds to this project.
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...
Made for William Bevington’s Typography and Visual Design, this project is made up of 196 assets, each including a glass icon, a drink name, and various other data. The assets are combined to make...
Stats of the Furious
While experiencing the beloved "Fast and the Furious" films, one might ask: How fast? How furious? A scrappy team of Bloomberg designers and reporters meticulously analyzed the first seven movies...
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...
The Discworld, Visualised
A timeline of Terry Pratchett's Discworld series, and which books each of the most popular characters appears in.
"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...
Infographic of Lingyu's Life
By list and analysis data of my life in chronological order, I got a life trajectory distribution. I divide my life into four main parts, education, family’s activities, friend’s activities and...
Star Wars - Screen Time Analysis
An analysis of the Star Wars Movie Franchise. How much time on screen is dedicated to light side vs dark side? Which characters spend the most time on screen? Which movie did R2-D2 have the most...
Van Gogh in images on Wikipedia
The visualization explores how different languages present Van Gogh's work and life by images. Inspired by Geolinguistic Contrasts in Wikipedia. The viz tries to show different narrative strategies...
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...
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...
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...
Alt Music History
It started with The Sex Pistols. Specifically, with The Sex Pistols’ June 4, 1976 show at the Lesser Free Trade Hall in Manchester, England. The concert now ranks as one of the most influential...
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,...
Iconic Movie Weapons
I visual guide to some of the most famous and memorable weapons in cinematic history.
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...
How Guns Get Into Films
Actors often name their weapon of choice—though it is usually left to armorers.
BBC One series Sherlock pictures a contemporary version of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective stories. But how different is it from the original narrative? We dissect every episode of the hit show...
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...
A Map of Every City.
The 'Map of Every City' is a study of history, the urban fabric, personal experience and gentrification applied to the medium of a traditional city street map. Through its universality, it...
The Tallest Statues in the World
Only self-supporting statues are profiled in this graphic. Statues carved on rocks and mountains or those under construction are not included. You may want to try resizing the browser window
Shakespeare: A Data Visualization
How much, and how often do characters speak in nine famous Shakespeare plays?