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IBM Immersive Insights
IBM Immersive Insights helps users explore data and communicate their findings. It brings the power of Augmented Reality (AR) visualizations to data science tools, improving the user experience,...
The most popular of them all: a look at fanfiction's favorite ships
There are many aspects to the Harry Potter franchise: books, movies, a new play, studio tours and theme parks. But when it comes to gauging fan reaction, there’s probably no better place than...
Mavericks & Heretics
Ignored, Scorned…Vindicated. The maverick scientists whose heretical ideas were proven correct… …eventually.
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...
A visual history of women's tennis
Serena Williams was toppled from the number one spot following the US Open, just as she matched Steffi Graf’s all-time record of 186 consecutive weeks atop the WTA rankings. Shown below is every...
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
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...
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...
Visualizing FBS College Football
Interactive Data Visualization exploring every recorded game in FBS history (relative to teams still in the FBS). Users can see patterns in various teams, and explore the the games in the great...
French Presidential Election
On May 7, France elected Emmanuel Macron, a 39-year-old centrist, president for the next five years.
La La Land has tied Titanic and All About Eve as the most nominated films in Academy Awards history.
100 Data Stories
A small visual exploration of the episodes and guests of the Data Stories podcast by Christian Laesser. You find the podcast of Enrico Bertini and Moritz Stefaner at datastori.es. You can make your...
How countries like China and Russia are able to control the internet
In January 2011, protests broke out across Egypt to demand an end to the despotic and repressive regime of Hosni Mubarak. The protests were largely organized online, through social networks like...
The longest running study on wild elephants
The scientists at the Amboseli Trust for Elephant have studied the same population of elephants since 1972. They know most individuals by name, as well as their genealogy. We built this...
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...
How Guns Get Into Films
Actors often name their weapon of choice—though it is usually left to armorers.
Welsh Assembly Members Timeline
The graphic shows every Welsh Assembly Member since 1999, how long they served, and which party.
Access to good-quality affordable housing is a fundamental need and key to achieving a number of social policy objectives, including reducing poverty and enhancing equality of opportunity, social...
Instead of Brexit
The Brexit divorce bill is estimated to be £66 billion. Instead, let’s buy every working person in the UK a burrito for lunch every day for a year.
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...
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...
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....
The hard times are behind us
Percent Difference of Month Average Car Production
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...
One year of school
Only one year of school can not only change the life of an individual, but have significant impact on the whole world, making it a better place.
The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) of Washington DC manages and maintains transportation infrastructure. In the district, many commuters use public transport instead of a personal...
The Tools Animals Use
Some animal groups have displayed more than 20 ways of using tools while others demonstrate just a few, scientists say. Orangutans borrow canoes to forage for aquatic plants. Octopuses carry...
Beautiful in English
How much does the translation behavior of a language indicate about its culture? Do German speakers seek the same words translated as the Spanish? To investigate, we've analyzed all the single word...
World Mask Neuron
Inspired by Fotis Kangelaris' collection of masks from all over the world, the work "WORLD MASK NEURON" presents distinct approaches of art as depicted by Natalia Stamopoulou. The digital masks...
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...