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United States' debt
The US's debt is one third of the World's total debt.
Election Results in the Third Dimension
The typical red/blue U.S. election map is in some ways deceiving. Since there is no adjustment made for population density, the balance of colors often tells you very little about which candidate...
Tongues of Fire
Tongues of Fire is a series of Data Visualizations with the objective of representing the variations and discrepancies in words used by corporate news media. The data itself is comprised of the...
Supreme Court Polarization
Visualizing polarization in the US Supreme Court from the 1946-2015 terms. Justices are color coded by the party of the appointing President and sorted in order of decreasing perceived conservative...
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...
Bloomberg Brexit Barometer
Can a metaphor with animated weather icons track the economic well-being of the United Kingdom and show the impact of Brexit over time? Here is our attempt at adding a little levity to an important...
The State Financial Disclosure Project
While national debate in the United States continues over financial disclosure practices for federal officials, personal financial disclosure for state and local officials remains an under-studied...
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.
2016 Election Forecast
Our election forecast used interactive charts and maps to show the constantly changing state of the 2016 presidential race. We used multiple forms -- including several types of charts and maps --...
Coups d'Etat 1950-2016
Click on a country on the map to filter all the coups from 1950. Use the sliders to choose between cold war and post-cold war, or to focus on a specific period.
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...
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...
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...
Our Future, Together
Just as explorers use a compass and architects a blueprint, demographers use pyramid charts to read the tea leaves: What groups are aging or booming with youth , and what do these shapes tell us...
Are U.K. Economic Data Leaking?
The timing of price moves in British markets suggeststh some investors are informed about sensitive, unpublished economic data; a phenomena traders have complained about for years. We visualized 5...
The New Information Environment
Visual narrative in video developed for the World Editors Forum congress in July 2016 in Cartagena. Design and animation were signed by Datadot and the visual narrative was idealized by Ricardo...
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.