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2016 US Campaign Expenses
How did candidates spend their money in the 2016 US Election cycle? Data from the FEC
Every 40-year Returns Curve from US Stock Indexes since 1870, superimposed
This image represents all possible return curves from index funds 1870 to 2016, using a buy-and-hold strategy. All values are "real" returns, meaning that dividends and inflation have already been...
One Angry Bird
The inaugural address contains the first words uttered by a new president. It is an untarnished moment during which the American leader can set the presidential tone, inspire a country, put an...
404: The Law of Future Survival
On April 15th, a fire broke out on the roof of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France. Huge gray smoke floated into the sky which was reported by China News on April 16th. “404”represents...
Der Mann, Der Donald Trumps Grösstes Politisches Vermächtnis Werden Könnte
This piece makes a case for why Brett Kavanaugh's nomination is important and might be the most lasting effect of Donald Trump's presidency. It starts with an explanation of the Supreme Court...
Trumped: Analyzing 100 Days of Tweets
When Donald Trump took office on January 20th, 2017, he was already known for his tweeting — Slate even called him the best. Known for his strong interjections and his 140-character feuds with...
What if: The EU had presidential elections like the USA?
There are two phenomena which converged towards the writing of this blogpost. First of, the recent US elections have put into question, yet again, the voting system used in electing the US...
Korea And Japan Trade War: Locked In An Unequal Relationship And How To Overcome it
Our visualisation sheds a new perspective on the ongoing trade war between Japan and Korea. The first chart provides an overview of goods in which Korea recorded trade deficit and surplus...
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...
Who's Banking on the Dakota Access Pipeline?
The Standing Rock Sioux are inspiring the world with their resistance against the pipeline. But it’s not just Big Oil and Gas that they’re opposing.
Before Getting a Seat on the Bench, Supreme Court Nominees Have a Hill to Climb
Less than two weeks after taking office, President Donald Trump announced that he was nominating Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Roughly two months later, he was confirmed by the Senate. That...
How America’s Thinking Changed Under Obama
Public opinion on 32 big issues over the past eight years
The Saudi Dynasty
Infographic showing the order of succession in the royal family of Saudi Arabia since Ibn Saud, founder of the country in 1932. The complexity of the royal family of Saudi Arabia was a challenge....
How States Have Voted in US Presidential Elections
This is a piece I made before the 2016 election to explore how US states have voted in the past 13 presidential elections. The visualization shows what party won the state's electoral votes and the...
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...
The rise of Islamic State in Southeast Asia
The attack by IS-related groups on the Philippine city of Marawi has highlighted the increasing presence of the militant group in Southeast Asia and has set alarm bells ringing.
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...
The Most Impactful Inventions in Each State In the U.S.
People love inventions. TV shows like Shark Tank and Make Me a Millionaire are pulling in a crazy number of viewers each night based on content around inventions. MidAmerica Nazarene University has...
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...
It's not so ISIS
Terrorism is a complex phenomenon, that originates in the violent radicalization of different mindsets. In the 90s the “Declaration on Joint Action to Counter Terrorism” of the ONU General Assembly...
An interactive timelapse visualises the 227,000 protesters who marched through the streets of Hong Kong on July 1. The entrant has supplied multiple files for this project:   
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...
Trump's week from hell was Facebook gold
Media companies published a record number of Trump-Russia stories last week, according to SocialFlow's study on 300+ news publishers on Facebook. The number of people who actually saw those stories...
Here’s what we know so far about Team Trump’s ties to Russian interests
Congress and U.S. intelligence agencies are scrutinizing connections between Russia and the Trump campaign as they investigate evidence that Russia interfered in the 2016 election. Here are members...
On the Trump Emoto-Coaster
If it felt like you were on an emotional rollercoaster during this past Presidential election, just look at what was happening to Donald Trump. As shown in ten of the major speeches he gave from...
Kushners’ China Deal Flop Was Part of Much Bigger Hunt for Cash
In 2007, the Kushners bought a flagship Manhattan tower at 666 Fifth Ave. for a record $1.8 billion — mostly with debt. An investigation into their finances reveal a real estate company overwhelmed...
Children On The Move
US Border Crisis: Children on the move, fleeing violence and crossing the US border.
How Every Boeing 737 MAX Was Grounded In Five Days
Over 300 Boeing 737 MAX planes were taken out of service within a week of Boeing’s second accident in five months. Banning planes from flying is rare and the 737 is only the eighth type of aircraft...
The President of the United States - Exploring 228 years of the Commander-in-Chief
This visualization explores the history of American leadership, displaying a timeline of every past president and charting their lives from birth, through education, career and presidency. It...
Are People Ready For A World Built On Data Trading?
As a result of the increase of online population and connected technologies in daily life, an unprecedented amount of personal data is being generated and collected. The visualization explains the...