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Disinformation, 'Fake News' And Influence Campaigns On Twitter
Did you know it’s not that hard to identify bots and automated accounts on social media? You can simply follow the traces they leave and their non-human behavior is easily revealed! Accurat turned...
Clinton and Trump Have Very Different Strategies for the Final Stretch
As the presidential campaign enters its final weeks, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are making their closing arguments in this long and bruising election. The candidates’ positions on the issues...
The size of the gender wage gap in Australia
To understand what the gap means in people's every day life, I compared the time it takes for men and women to earn those wages. In each occupation, how many weeks at a male's average salary does...
China’s Coal Capital Is Dying As Local Natural Resources Are Exhausted
China’s coal region has been particularly hard hit as the trend for renewable energy continues to grow, with the outflow of people compounded by low birth rates and ageing populations. We analyse...
The Perfect Presidential Stump Speech
For this thought experiment, we asked one former Republican speech writer and one Democratic speechwriter to team up and compose a bipartisan presidential stump speech that panders to the largest...
Who would the rest of the world vote for? A data-driven digital experience visualizing “soft” and “human” data to discover the world’s interest in the 2016 US presidential candidates. By looking...
How terrorism in the West compares to terrorism everywhere else
Since the beginning of 2015, the Middle East, Africa and Asia have seen nearly 50 times more deaths from terrorism than Europe and the Americas.
The Russian State Duma
Interactive visualisation depicting the structure of the lower house of the Federal Assembly [parliament] of Russia, bringing to light the intricate positioning and repositioning of parliament...
We tracked the Trump scandals on right-wing news sites. Here’s how they covered it.
The past week of Trump scandals for people reading mainstream news outlets has gone something like this: President Trump fired the FBI director who was investigating his campaign’s connection with...
It’s not just the Cabinet: Trump’s transition team may need to find about 4,100 appointees
When President Obama left office on Jan. 20, so did his appointees, which meant President-elect Donald Trump had to fill more than 4,000 vacancies by presidential appointment in his new...
Nord Stream - 2
Nord Stream-2 is a project to expand the existing Nord Stream main gas pipeline linking Russia and Germany along the bottom of the Baltic Sea, bypassing the transit states: Ukraine, Belarus, Poland...
DataCrime - Decoding public safety in Brazil
Public Safety data in Brazil is a difficult subject, almost impossible for a regular person to grasp. The data is spread across different government agencies and, more often than not, the agencies...
The parallels between the Russia investigation and Watergate
Russian interference in the presidential election and the investigation into alleged collusion with the Trump campaign has drawn comparisons to Watergate, with the appointment of an independent...
We decided to revisit election night, but with a twist—music. Donald Trump became president-elect of the United States after defeating Hillary Clinton with more than 270 electoral votes. But, how...
Red and Blue America: The Political Divide at the State Level
The electoral college map, which was ubiquitous during the 2016 US presidential election, masks the political differences within states. In this piece, I examine the political divide at a more...
MiG-21 : The Widow Maker
During the February 2019 skirmish between India and Pakistan, an Indian Mig-21 flown was shot down in a dogfight with Pakistani Air Force. This led to media scrutiny as to why the Indian Air Force...
Behind The 30,000 Flight Data, The Battle Of The Sky In 230 Cities
With the accumulation of urbanization and the population, the demand for air travel is expanding. Through the airport flights and airline data of 230 cities, the works have an insight into how the...
Security Monitor (Observa Segurança)
#Observasegurança is a non-profit public safety data visualization tool. With millions of data points comprising 4 different databases - including ones that have never before been made public -...
10,000 words ranked according to their Trumpiness
Sometimes information is both telling and funny. Nikhil Sonnad and Keith Collins of Quartz visualize Donald Trump’s unique communication style during the 2016 presidential election. Analyzing the...
70 countries have had a female leader
As nations around the world celebrate International Women’s Day, the number of countries that have had a female leader continues to expand. But the list is still relatively short, and even when...
2017 Terrorist Attacks
In recent years, an increasing number of terrorist attacks have shocked communities around the world. Many of the gravest attacks have occurred in nations often overlooked by Western media, such as...
Donald Trump’s rise from joke candidate to Commander in Chief was extraordinary. As Delayed Gratification is a Slow Journalism magazine, which reports on events at least three months after they’ve...
All but two countries are in the Paris climate agreement. The U.S. could be the third.
President Trump declared that the United States would leave the Paris climate agreement, following months of infighting among Trump’s staff that left the world in suspense. He said he hopes to...
The Great Asian Arms Buildup
The 15th Shangri-La Dialogue kicks off in Singapore on June 3, with a keynote speech by Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha. The region’s most prestigious defense meeting gathers military...
Explore all $304.6 billion in goods that the US imports from Mexico in a year
An entire database made accessible on your phone. Complexity distilled down to a looping, explorable interactive that gives you both the big picture and the minute details. David Yanofsky, Quartz...
Devastation At A Church In Negombo
A forensic analysis of newly obtained CCTV footage shows the movements of a suspected suicide bomber in the Sri Lanka attacks. The project explains how the man, with a large backpack, casually...
The Art of Gerrymandering
In most states in the US, the responsibility for redrawing congressional districts is owned by none other than the state legislature. The majority party in state legislatures often abuse this right...
When Donald Trump swept to victory in the Electoral College on Nov. 8, perhaps no group was more surprised than journalists, who had largely bought into the polls showing Hillary Clinton was...
UK General Election 2017: Interactive Full Constituency Results
Charting the difference between the 2015 and 2017 general elections, seat by seat, covering the main parties.
Rent or Buy in New York?
If New York home sellers had big dreams when they listed their properties, now they’re adjusting to reality.