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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
Visualization & Information Design
Cast off the lines!
This is the story of how Russian oligarchs tried to escape the sanctions. Since the beginning of the invasion of Ukraine, a significant part of the Russian establishment has been on sanctions lists...
A scatterplot of nominations to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) showing the time from a presidential nomination to result (confirmation, rejection, etc.) versus the number of days...
Indicators for an Inclusive Regional Economy
Across Minnesota’s Twin Cities’ region, exclusionary policies have historically limited economic opportunities for Black, Indigenous, Asian, and Hispanic residents. On behalf of the nonprofit...
Life and death of small businesses
Thousands of independent businesses were threatened by the Covid-19 pandemic. But what do we really know about these businesses that constitute the the heart of our social and economic life? An...
“The guys grabbed a drink, and decided to make some noise”
The project provides an extensive overview of the Ukrainian conflict before it escalated into full-scale war after the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022 (the date of publication 24...
Nearly 2 million tweets, this is the database that WeDoData has compiled by scraping each month the tweets of the 588 deputies during Emmanuel Macron's first term. You have the opportunity to...
50 Black women have been killed by US police since 2015. Not one of the officers has been convicted.
For years, community leaders, activists, and journalists have called out the level at which the deaths of Black women by US police have gone under-reported. In 2020, there was a noticeable shift,...
Escalating events in the Russia-Ukraine conflict have led to increasingly severe rating actions across sectors
This graphic provides a visual representation of the sudden and magnifying effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on credit ratings across different sectors of the debt market. The information...
The Widening Divide
To understand the historical polarity of our two major US political parties—Republicans and Democrats—this visualization uses data from voteview.com and leverages DW-NOMINATE scores, a...
Betting on a winner
This is the third part of a three-part series investigating the flow of money from the gambling industry into Australia’s political system. It combined sophisticated data mining techniques with...
Stars of gold: all you ever wanted to know about space economics
My bachelor thesis on "The Economics of Space" is a pocket guide on commodities and profitability of satellites and spacecrafts. My enthusiasm for innovative and emerging future topics brought me...
Flights over Kabul
A Reuters in-depth analysis of flight tracking data revealed the movements and patterns of aircraft operating during the complex evacuation of Kabul city after the Taliban took control of the...
Crossing the Political Divide
Crossing the Political Divide examines the nuances of the political divide, looking at registered republicans and democrats in Cincinnati, Ohio. The story is much more complicated that a swing city...
A Typology of Parties in Contemporary Europe, 1990-2020
A visual analysis that presents 95 significant parties in 18 countries divided into seven party types based on the political goals and kind of society each type wants to achieve.
The anatomy of mass shooting in the United States
This data visualization captured the spread of fatalities and injuries sustained during mass shootings in the US. This database from Mother Jones initially covered mass shooting cases from 1982 to...
The project Suchströme (=search streams) reveals the top search trends on Google related to the German election 2021. In a series of interactive graphics, people can explore and compare the search...
Try to impeach this, challenge accepted!
This project was a follow up on a map I designed as a response to Laura Trump's "Try to impeach this" tweet (https://twitter.com/karim_douieb/status/1231216013313789955). The essay try to explain...
Doom Haikus: News Haikus from 2020
2020 News Was All So Bad, But Maybe Less Bad as Haikus? Prompting and visualizing 2,700 gloomy haikus about news events from 2020 (from ~2,000 authors on Mechanical Turk), forever...
Madrid Facts and Figures
This Report is a compilation of data from different fields and services of the city of Madrid. The figures are divided into topics such as politics, trade, education, tourism, environment or...
Under the influence
This is the second part of a three-part series investigating the flow of money from the gambling industry into Australia’s political system. It combined sophisticated data mining techniques with...
Networking the start-ups
After TDLC developed a framework to analyze and compare startup ecosystems, they contacted our team to visually communicate their findings. The main objective for these graphs was to create a...
Mobilizing the Margins
A compelling narrative created for Civic Influencers, an NGO, to showcase the potential impact of American youths’ interest in and access to votership, highlighting to both donors and students the...
Get to Know the Houston Budget
This microsite is an accessible introduction to a historically inaccessible topic: city budgets. The tool allows visitors to learn about the Houston budget, build their own, and then share their...
Where were Labour Party Leaders Educated?
An infographic detailing the education of all Labour party leaders since the party's inception.
We Are Here_ TALENTS FACTORY
Countries are competing globally to grow better talent, attract the talent they need, and retain those workers who contribute to competitiveness, innovation, and growth. This datavizualization...
Who has the upper hand in the China-India border dispute?
This piece aims to show in detail the comparison of war forces between China and India, puting the territory and its geography as a context. It opens with an enumeration of the war capabilities of...
In the informal economies of some Chicago neighborhoods, crime indicates need. I created a system to visualize the intersection between arrest rate, race, and median income throughout Chicago's 77...
Mass killings database reveals trends, details and anguish in every US event since 2006
USA Today partnered with The Associated Press and Northeastern university to revive a dormant database that tracks every mass killing in the United States, going back to 2006. The team at USA Today...
Climate & Conflict
What is the relation between climate change and violent conflicts? Which role do socio-economic scope conditions play in exacerbating climate impact? How can we allow analysts and policymaker to...
We Are Here_ DEMOCRACY INDEX
Data Visualization based on the "Democracy Index", a report made by The Economist Intelligence Unit, which assesses and provides an overview of the freedom levels of authoritarian and democratic...