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Battling Modern Slavery
Despite vast improvements in the global ﬁght against modernday slavery over the past decade, more than 45 million people remain victims of forced labour worldwide, with 58 per cent of those from...
The visualization shows an analysis of renewable energy supply in Italy and in the world. Renewable energy is defined as the contribution of renewables to total primary energy supply (TPES).
Same Stats, Different Graphs
Datasets which have the same statistical properties, yet produce dissimilar graphs, are an effective tool to demonstrate the importance of visualizing your data. Anscombe’s Quartet is the famous...
Road accidents in India
This is a comparison between the number of road accidents in each state of India and between the years 2009, 2010 and 2011. Data is accessed from official Indian Government site at...
Understanding coastal adaptation
Climate change is affecting many aspects of our world. The impact of climate change is particularly significant for our coastal regions, which will have to deal with rising sea levels as well as...
Hurricane Harvey SOS Rescue Map
Living in Texas, I had spent hours watching news coverage as Harvey made landfall and slowly crept its way inland towards my city. Fortunately Austin was spared, but as the bayous in Houston...
Where each country should be, based on its time zone(s)
A world map projection exposing the shortcomings of the time zone system; what would the world look like if time zone divisions were actually accurate? This is probably the first projection in...
The Timing of Baby Making
In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy had just hit the Northeast US when the theories about "Sandy babies" started trickling in. As the story goes, whenever people are stuck in one place for a long time...
Insects: the little things that run our city
Insect biodiversity in the City of Melbourne
Mapping Global Refugee Movements
refugeemovements.com provides spacial and temporal interactive visualization of migration data collected by the UN Refugee Agency UNHCR. It addresses the following questions: How have global...
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...
A mini startup project built entirely in public, Hoodmaps charts different demographics and neighbourhoods in cities around the world.
United States' debt
The US's debt is one third of the World's total debt.
The Most-Watched NBA Moments, by decade
What is the most-watched NBA moment of all time? We identified over hundreds of thousands of NBA videos on YouTube and categorized each by game and play. Here are the top 100 videos from several...
Elon Musk Is Getting SpaceX Closer to Mars, One Rocket at a Time
Inspired by rebuses, a narrative method dating from as early as the 15th century that uses pictures to represent words, Bloomberg journalists tackled the Space X story in a compelling new way....
China's Global Energy Finance
Since 2000, China has provided upwards of $160 billion in development finance to the energy sector for foreign governments across the globe. To understand the scope and breadth of these...
The 'Game of Thrones' Social Network
In the HBO megahit Game of Thrones, characters, houses, and allegiances continue to change as new kings and queens gain power, opposing sides do battle, and characters meet one another across the...
The Trade in Plastic Waste
Plastic is ubiquitous in our everyday lives – so much that we cannot imagine living without it, nor see how dependent we have become on it. Plastic is in almost everything. Plastic production...
This is what would look like, if the annual emissions from cars in Los Angeles would form a big bubble instead of mixing into the air. That bubble would be hovering right over Downtown Los Angeles...
It wasn’t always the East – where Germany votes for the far-right
The German federal election takes place this September. For the first time since the 1950s, a party to the right of the CDU/CSU is on track to enter the German parliament: the right-wing populist...
The safest cars of the last eleven years
IIHS Top safety picks since 2006 visualized by make, manufacturer, and model. A work realized for Titlemax.com
The Eurosearch Song Contest
What if Google searches were used to award points in the Eurovision Song Contest? What countries would make the final and who would cry victory?
This is a project that worked on a digital remix of Stephanie Posavec and Giorga Lupi’s acclaimed “Dear Data” project, drawing inspiration from the analog data graphics to develop novel dynamic and...
Documenting Hate News Index
The Documenting Hate project launched in response to the lack of national data on hate crimes. While the FBI is required by law to collect data about hate crimes, the data is incomplete because...
Seven Bridges has developed a novel graph based alignment method for comparing genomes. We were asked to showcase the comparison between their method and a commonly used linear graph alignment...
How do people in developing countries spend their money?
Two-thirds of the money spent by Indian households go to roti, kapda aur makaan (food and beverages, clothing and footwear, and housing) alone. What about households in other developing countries?...
Travel the path of the solar eclipse
Follow the shadow of the moon as it completely blocks out the sun on Aug. 21, moving along a 3,000-mile path from Oregon’s Pacific coast to the eastern shore of South Carolina.
A month of breaking news alerts, visualized
But there’s another factor that probably plays into how deluged we seem to be with news: Every time something happens, major or minor, our phones vibrate with an update — often from multiple...
Wagner's Bayreuther Opera Festival
The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) asked me to create visualizations for a multiple-paged special on the Bayreuther Festspiele, an opera festival founded by Wagner. The graphs show some...
Virunga - A story of hope, resilience and sucessful conservation
Virunga National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, on the border of Uganda and Rwanda. It is Africa’s oldest national park and is also the...