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New York City Stop & Frisk
“It worked very well in New York… it brought the crime rate WAY DOWN” – Donald Trump “It was ineffective” – Hillary Clinton “The argument is that it is a form of racial profiling” – Lester...
Where The Wild Things Glow
Using Tableau and Mapbox to create a map of bioluminescent species found on land and in the oceans on the east coast of Australia.
The Grim Scope of 2017’s California Wildfire Season is Now Clear. The Danger’s Not Over.
The wildfires that raced across California in 2017 caused historic levels of death and destruction. We examined the 2017 California wildfire season, comparing the size of the fires and examining...
The geography of black America – then and now
Almost 100 years after Carter G Woodson had the idea of Black History Month, Mona Chalabi examines the geography of black America.
Watch the rising of the Shanghai skyline in 49 seconds
In 2016, Shanghai Tower, the tallest skyscraper in China opened to the public, which contributed to the completeness of Shanghai skyline. Since the early 1990s, Lujiazui has been developed...
Lynchburg, Virginia: The Most Typical City in America
Data is nothing without context. How can we understand a city without first understanding the characteristics of a normal or typical city? I crunched the numbers on eight measures of 917 cities to...
Every year, thousands of people from all over the world, each one driven by her or his own motivation, with their own means, take the routes leading to the Spanish town of Santiago de...
100 Years Of Platypus Sightings In Tasmania
Using Tableau and Mapbox to map 100 years of Platypus sightings in Tasmania. This map highlights where further areas of protection are needed to help protect this wonderful species.
WP BrandStudio & Bank of America: How green bonds work
The Washington Post’s in-house creative agency WP BrandStudio and Bank of America partnered to produce a year-long series showcasing how responsible growth strategies are helping customers and...
London Population Map
London population map
All The Buildings in Manhattan
This interactive visualization uses WebGL in the browser to give a 3D look at all the buildings in Manhattan. Using data provided by the city of New York, the user can filter the buildings by...
Wild animals are an indispensable part of nature and an important partner of ours. In the past hundred years, due to the continuous deterioration of the living environment of mankind and...
An interactive map of the pollution of rivers in Ukraine based on data from the State Agency of Water Resources. There are more than 400 river water control points on the map. You can view up to 16...
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...
Who are L.A. County's homeless?
The 2016 count of the homeless population, taken in January, revealed that our county has more than 43,000 people living on the street or in shelters. (Long Beach, Glendale and Pasadena were not...
Beautiful Trash visualizes a week of trash collection routes in Cincinnati, OH using the open data from the City of Cincinnati. In addition to the visualization, there is also a YouTube video...
The Time Is Now
The World is losing its green cover and it is time we act. Our actions have caused such tremendous damage to nature that we may soon reach a point of existential crisis. The Infographic 'The Time...
Flying To Hajj
Visualising how two million people reach Mecca for the annual pilgrimage. The annual hajj is one of the largest international annual pilgrimages. The 5-day event brings together Muslims from all...
How far is too far? An analysis of driving times to abortion clinics in the US.
Mapping the cities and places with the worst access.
The Fight For Nigeria's Heartland
Nigeria’s dry season is tinderbox for farming land. If current patterns persist, violence is likely to erupt between farmers and cattle herders. One in search of water, the other in keeping their...
Sharknado Recreation #IronViz
An attempt to recreate a visual masterpiece by John Nelson in Tableau Desktop. This recreation published Tableau to its limits using the new spatial data connector and several QGIS manipulations...
This interactive infographic captures the beauty and of population both at the country level and for each continent. Hovering over a country will highlight the country in the map key at the top....
Regional Population Structures At A Glance
Population ageing is a major demographic challenge for humanity. Since population structures evolve slowly and predictably, the demographic, economic, environmental, and social problems of ageing...
A New World Re-Order
This quantitative design project shows what the adjusted land mass of countries would be if those countries had the world average population density. Each of the grey dots represents the current...
Ocean Shock: The Planet’s Hidden Climate Change
The seas cover 71% of the Earth and are home to the vast majority of living things on the planet. Water temperatures are rising. In a five part series, Reuters looks at the implications of the...
Cincinnati's Coming Of Age
A visualizations and animated time-lapse video of the aging buildings in Cincinnati, Ohio from 1800 to 2016. Created by Jeffrey A. Shaffer at DataPlusScience.com. Additional link to YouTube...
How Silver Changed the World
The final chapter in his series on the birth of globalisation by Deputy Head of Infographics for the South China Morning Post, Adolfo Arranz is the story of ‘how silver changed the world’. Using...
House Of Mankind With Tenants
A staple of acrylic planes holds the people of the continents ( Halma figures) as tenants with their accumulated wealth (as red LEGO bricks) for furnishing, the stock of foreign investment...
Is Melbourne an Inclusive City?
Melbourne provides some of the country’s best food and entertainment, but not everyone has access to it. Over half the buildings in Melbourne CBD alone are not accessible to people in Wheelchairs...
Tripped Out: The 2003 Northeast Blackout
A large-format data visualization depicts the complex narrative of the 2003 Northeast Blackout, which began imperceptibly in Ohio over the course of four hours and cascaded within eight minutes...