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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
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In Peace We Trust
In a society riddled with little to no minority representation in media and academics, this infographic brings to life the recognition of underrepresented racial groups. As civil rights movements...
Who Am I?
A description of who I am. What is obvious to state and what do you tell someone who doesn't know anything about you?
Two Public Social Media Timepieces: An Archival Wheel and an Emotion Flower-Clock
The State Library of New South Wales collects material to provide a documentary record of life in one of the largest Australian states. The documentary record of life in New South Wales is now,...
Forms Of Attraction
Forms of Attraction clusters images from the MET's Costume Institute into items sharing similar form. This was done through machine learning to uncover new relationships between items beyond...
Work At Home: 58 Interventions That Can Be Carried Out Without Authorization
The Sole 24 Ore website publishes an interactive map with all the interventions that can be carried out in a free building regime, based on the single glossary defined by the Ministry of...
What Makes People The Most Happy
It’s in the details of 100,000 moments. I analyzed the crowd-sourced corpus to see what brought the most smiles.
September 2017 by Ann Jackson
An interactive and exploratory data visualization of one month of my life. Data from multiple sources was combined to generate a single view demonstrating sleeping patterns, eating habits,...
Human Mating Seasons
The surprising link between your birthday and place of birth— in one heat map
How Diverse Are US Newsrooms?
The Newspaper Diversity Survey measures the percentage of women and minorities working in US newsrooms. The results from 2017’s survey are in.
The world as one hundred people
Percentages of the world population as 100 people.
Infographics for the New Flagship Report
A series of infographics, developed for UNWOMEN’s new flagship report, 'Turning promises into action', uncover significant gaps for women’s empowerment. The infographic show how gender equality is...
A Data Portrait of Bill & Melinda Gates
Through the Global Grand Challenges initiatives, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded 2,390 grants * so far in 90 countries. Each grid on this image of Bill & Melinda represents...
“MeToomentum” is a self-initiated data visualization project exploring themes, geographical footprint and key moments of the popular social Movement #MeToo. In a World where sexual abuse and...
Beyond Modern Borders
A report from ETH Zurich recently re-published by Harvard economics department, mapping out the various ethnic groups around the world. We were curious how this might compare with modern...
One LGBT+ person is killed every day in Brazil
The theme is delicate and the work speaks for itself. Small details that make all the difference when we transmit information. take a deep breath and take a look at this breathtaking data...
Demographic Matrix Of Turkish People
This work includes monthly survey results from a research company, giving insights about different demographic groups' viewpoints about varying subject matters.
The ages people are happiest with their money, their looks, and their life, in one chart
What does it take to be happy? For the majority of people, it seems like all it takes is time.
How to disagree well: 7 of the best and worst ways to argue
Many find themselves arguing with someone on the Internet, especially in these days fraught with political tensions. A great tool, the web also seems to drive dispute. A classic essay from one of...
The Delights and Frustrations of Learning Chinese Characters
As a Chinese-Canadian, I am always thinking of fun ways to learn Chinese. I have developed a method of learning Chinese characters from songs. The overall learning process can be both fun and...
How I Met Your Mother Through Your Grandparents
Every weekend, Shanghai People’s Park will be packed by groups of people, who are mostly middle aged and have children that they deem should get married soon, if not already late, and who're in...
What Are We Worried About?
The visualization deals with the World worries, showing the results of the survey 'What Worries the World' which analyzes the 15 major sources of concern in 25 countries. For each country are...
Loss in Translation
A study on the non-invertibility of translation between languages, Loss in Translation analyzes how the top thousand nouns in English are translated to other languages and back. This is interesting...
Even at Shanghai’s ‘Marriage Market,’ it’s Hard to Find a Date
“Even at Shanghai’s ‘marriage market’, it’s hard to find a date” is a data analysis of personal matchmaking ads. The Paper and Sixth Tone collected hundreds of ads from the “marriage market” in...
Mobility and Exchange in Switzerland
The annual reporting of «Movetia» consists of three publications, which provide information about the activities of the national agency for mobility and exchange in education and training. The...
In 1939, ethnomusicologists John and Ruby Lomax set out on a 6,502 mile journey across the Southern United States collecting folksongs on behalf of the Library of Congress. Using maps, music and...
Would South Koreans Like To Have Immigrants As Neighbours
Being an expat in the UK, 'how a society treats outsiders and minority groups' has become one of the subjects that I care about the most. South Korea, my home country, in my memory wasn't the...
An exploration of how age, gender, and race affect casting of professional productions of Shakespearean plays. A deep dive into data from 1,000+ productions of 10 Shakespearean plays produced...
Women Lose Out to Men Even Before They Graduate From College
This piece explores job prospects for male and female college graduates. Through extensive data analysis, research and reporting, it finds that the careers that college-educated women take tend to...
Life After Death on Wikipedia
What pageviews tell us about how famous people are remembered after they die.
Educational Trajectories of Pupils at High School Level
A microsite with to different visualizations provides information about different educational trajectories of high school pupils in the canton of Zurich (Switzerland). A Scrollytelling...