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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
Visualization & Information Design
How Snapchat started
The short story behind how Snapchat, this year’s most anticipated tech IPO, started in 2011, less than 6 years ago. In that short time, Snapchat went from $0 to $25 Billion in valuation. Compare...
Click an elephant together and save the world
This visual app makes CO2 goals tangible on the personal level: What can you change in your own household to contribute to the 40% reduction of CO2 emissions that the Dutch government has promised...
The Entity Mapper
The ENTITY MAPPER is an open source web application for visualizing qualitative data as an interactive node-link diagram. By abstracting away the time-consuming process of constructing a...
Visualising waste worth £3 million
How do you draw attention to the recycling we don't do (but could)? And how can you show people the benefits? These were the questions that West Sussex County Council wanted us to show in an...
A mini startup project built entirely in public, Hoodmaps charts different demographics and neighbourhoods in cities around the world.
The news is a major part of how many people obtain information every day. While it provides a vital function to keep people informed about the important issues, we don't often consciously consider...
A Data Driven Exploration of Kung Fu Films
Recently, I’ve been a bit caught up in old Kung Fu movies. Shorting any technical explorations, I have instead been diving head-first into any and all Netflix accessible martial arts masterpieces...
Tracing the development of nuclear power around the world
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...
Boston Crime Map
The map shows that downtown Boston, Chinatown, Roxbury, and Dorchester have had more aggravated assaults than other neighborhoods. Roxbury, downtown, and Dorchester had more robberies than other...
VizEx / Text Differences Explorations
This interactive visualization shows you the differences based on the frequency and contextual relationship between two query words within the same dataset – this visualisation is especially useful...
Infographic of Plants
These three information charts describe the morphological characteristics, growth and development of fern, gymnosperms and angiosperms, and their respective information. I have illustrated each of...
The timeline of human evolution
This illustrated story of the human evolution spans from the first cell to Charles Darwin in 7.27 meters with 259 beautiful flat illustrations. In this survey, all the most relevant species are...
Viz for Social Good
Viz for Social Good is a social data project run by Chloe Tseng. The mission is to empower mission-driven organizations and increase awareness of social issues through beautiful and informative...
Indecoded : India through cartograms
Built with open source svg manipulation and d3js, Indecoded was launched on Aug 15 2016, India's independence day. Indecoded is a data visualization project that uses open source data to illustrate...
Globe of International Trade
In 2015, the global import-export market totaled $15.6 trillion. This animated map shows where those goods came from and where they went. Each dot represents $1 billion in value of a particular...
Have you heard, there's a flood
Himalayan rivers are transboundary in nature, and therefore they do not conform to the laws of one particular country. In the context of disaster management, floods are a transboundary challenge...
How America’s Thinking Changed Under Obama
Public opinion on 32 big issues over the past eight years
Appalachia comes up small in era of giant coal mines
As the coal industry is squeezed, the most productive mines employ huge machines and relatively few people.
A show of force
North Korea’s military parades are an impressive sight. They can also give away important information about the regime’s capabilities and ambitions. Here we deconstruct all of Kim Jong Un’s major...
The Shadow Peace - The Nuclear Threat
The Shadow Peace is a documentary series that asks thought-provoking questions about war, peace, and humanity using a unique form of cinematic data visualization. The first episode, "The Nuclear...
Fingers Of Time
Fingers Of Time is a representation of time data. Initially developed as part of a collection of watchfaces for the Pebble smartwatch and launched on Kickstarter. It visualizes time by breaking the...
Units of Measurement
Measurements are at the heart of analysis, testing, and discovery. Irish mathematical physicist Lord Kelvin once said, “When you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers,...
Interactive Brain Art
An innovative digital art installation on the ground floor of the new Jerome L. Greene Science Center on Columbia’s Manhattanville campus invites visitors to peer inside the brain and meet the...
Fantasy or Fiction - What Works For Bollywood At the Box-Office?
The past few years have seen a steady increase in the number of multiplex screens in India. Apart from the mainstream big-budget movies, Bollywood has been evolving and producing experimental films...
Rhythm of Food
This interactive data explorer is built by acclaimed designer Moritz Stefaner and his team at Truth & Beauty, using Google Trends data. It’s also the second in the Google News Lab’s series of...
Around 3 months into my backpacking trip, I was wandering around in Ukraine while trying to learn a few words. As hard as I tried, I would butcher the simplest of phrases such as "Good day"...
Bread and Money! The Russian economy on the eve of the revolution
Part of a twelve-strong interactive series, this project commemorates 100 years since the Russian October Revolution. This unorthodox Minecraft-styled infographic handles the basics of an economic...
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....
Relationships: The First Time…
How far into a relationship was the first time Americans had sex, moved in with someone, and so on.