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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
Visualization & Information Design
Van Gogh in images on Wikipedia
The visualization explores how different languages present Van Gogh's work and life by images. Inspired by Geolinguistic Contrasts in Wikipedia. The viz tries to show different narrative strategies...
How Would the U.S. Defend Against a North Korean Nuclear Attack?
When Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sought to allay American’s fears of North Korea’s nuclear threat by saying, “Americans should sleep well at night,” we asked, should we? What would happen if...
Comparing Women's Working Hours Across the Globe
Based on data from The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, this visualization examines the number of hours worked by women on average per week. The story originally appeared in...
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...
The Space Race to Total Connectivity
According to "How Stuff Works", the Internet of Things, or IoT, “consists of all the web-enabled devices that collect, send, and act on data they acquire from their surrounding environments using...
How do the richest countries perform in the Paralympic Games?
To wrap up our coverage of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio we have one final chart to share that compares the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the top 30 countries on the 2016 Paralympic Games...
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,...
Internet of Elephants
Internet of Elephants is a social enterprise based in Kenya and the United States, consisting of technologists, conservationists, educators, game designers and strategists, who are working together...
What does it look like when Obamacare explodes?
Obamacare’s insurance marketplaces are in a precarious position. Aetna quit the Obamacare marketplaces last week, leaving Nebraska and Delaware. In Iowa, a smaller plan called Medica has...
Perception is often far from reality, particularly in an era in which fake news and unverified information are distributed globally with no semblance of control. The most significant consequence...
In nowadays, SNS is a tool for express myself. I try to analyze categorical and time series data about the contents of the likes in Instagram. This data visualization is a sample about a 24 year...
Speedy bone healing
I had a 5-month-old baby when my husband broke his arm. Suddenly he couldn’t pick up our son, rock him to sleep or even change a dirty nappy. Let’s say that I was pretty motivated to help him heal...
A breakdown of internal migration in the U.S. A project for BookYourData.com
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...
Which Fish are Okay to Eat?
Buenos Aires Transit Diagram
Design of the Buenos Aires Transit Diagram. This huge metropolis is home to 12 million people, and for the first time, a single unified diagram includes the Metro, commuter Trains, BRT and its...
The World of AR
Augmented Reality (AR) is a new way to see the world. With AR menu and characters, we can achieve all that has been shown on Star Wars, Iron-man, The Minority Report and other Sci-fi films.
Cracking the Mystery of Egg Shape
Every egg rolls a different way. For centuries, scientists wondered why egg shapes are so different from one bird to the next. Now, we think we’ve finally cracked the mystery. To start,...
Exploring the International Food Trade
The interactive chord chart explores the international trade of vegetables, animals, and food products between the top 15 import and export countries from 2005 to 2014. Each chord represents the...
Bias, She Wrote: The Gender Balance of the New York Times Best Sellers list
I went through the New York Times Best Seller list in fiction from 1950 to present, and for each year measured the ratio of books-written-by-women to books-written-by men and tracked that over...
Discussions in The Hobbit
I wanted to explore the discussions in The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien. Only those words the characters say aloud are visualised. The visualisation shows the amount of discussion in each chapter as...
Temperatures have been slowly rising for a number of years. In the charts below you can see that the late 19th and early 20th century were quite cool relative to the rest of the time period,...
Uncowlify: Beef & The Environment.
This data visualisation is part of my project which is an awareness campaign on the environmental effects of food consumption, especially beef, which is one of the most inefficient forms of food....
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...
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.
Stolen Memory (Memoria Robada) is a multimedia, data-driven investigation about the cultural heritage trafficking in the country. This investigation was part of a transnational project in five...
Tracing the development of nuclear power around the world
How China Is Flouting WHO’s Plain Packaging Guidelines?
This is a mobile friendly data visualization project produced for the World’s No-Tobacco Day. 11670 items were scraped from the world cigarette website, including package image and fundamental...
Impact of the Oscars nominations
How big a deal is an Oscar nomination? Most movies make the majority of their profits in the first few weeks after release. A nomination for the Oscars could change this dynamic dramatically,...
Cyberbullying and Hate Speech
Ditch The Label joined forces with Brandwatch to analyze 19 million Tweets over a four-year period to explore the current climate of cyberbullying and hate speech online. We used social data...