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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
Visualization & Information Design
Darknet Markets Ecosystem
A double-page graphical Timeline of over 100 Darknet markets offering drugs. The purpose was to try and show how prolific the darknet market is and how new marketplaces quickly took the place of...
Here's Every Solar Eclipse Happening In Your Lifetime
On Aug. 21, a total solar eclipse will traverse the contiguous United States. It’ll be the first to traverse coast to coast in nearly a century.
Climate change is a complex global issue, requiring simple communication about its effects at the local scale. This set of visualisations highlight how we have witnessed temperatures change across...
Wood Ant Anatomy
This infographic is a chapter of a fully illustrated non-fiction book about the European Red Wood Ant. Each book chapter is a large two-sided leporello and covers a certain aspect about Wood Ants....
Air-To-Air Missile Progress: China's Military Missile Weapon
China's military increasingly prosperous, in view of the theme of One Belt And One Road.We aimed at China's air-to-air missile technology for data analysis.According to system data and the model...
Cockroaches: All you want to know, but are too scared to ask.
Dmitri Mendeleev’s Periodic Table Of Elements
Mendeleyev's table is a graphic reflection of the fundamental law of nature and a daily working tool of thousands of people around the world.
What's in your virtual wallet? An illustrated guide to bitcoin
Despite generating breathless coverage throughout the year, bitcoin still baffles many. Follow the path below for a working sense of how the cryptocurrency that has shot up in value this year...
ABDI Data Visualizations - Agenda for Brazilian Technological Development and Innovation
The ABDI (Brazilian Agency for Industrial Development) and FGV (The Latin American Think Tank) conducted a series of studies to subsidize the elaboration of public policies and governmental...
Medical Insurance System
This is our thinking about the different physique of the medical system. We see the medical system as a capsule of innumerable human social developments. In our view, human beings are bound by...
A Changing Arctic
Trends in sea-ice thickness and volume are an important indicator of Arctic climate change. While sea ice thickness observations are sparse, here we utilize a ocean-ice model, PIOMAS (Zhang and...
COMMIT is a data visualization and sonification work created by Ren Yuan. By getting the commit history of more than 400 developers on the Processing, p5.js, Processing.py and Processing for...
Visualizing Toxicity in Twitter Conversations
In late June, Deb Roy approached me to ask if I would be interested in doing some visualization work for a presentation he’d be giving at Twitter’s all-hands event with Bridgit Mendler. The...
Seven Endangered Species That Could (Almost) Fit In A Single Train Carriage
Some species are so close to extinction, that every remaining member can fit on a New York subway carriage (if they squeeze). First published early September 2018 on Mona Chalabi's Instagram...
Finding an Oasis in Space
Water is ever present on Earth and vital to life as we know it. Within our solar system water can be found on other worlds and will be essential for future attempts at expansion. This...
Timeline Of The Far Future
Timeline of the Far Future – an interactive web experience invites users to the macroscopic world that visualizes events spanning from the beginning of the 11th millennium to the furthest reaches...
A data visualization to see how climate change is increasing temperatures in Zaragoza. Through graphics we will see, and consult the maximum and minimum temperatures, tropical nights and frosts...
Reverse the Curse
From the minute a person quits smoking, their body goes into healing mode. I designed a temporal timeline of how their body is healing itself. My approach to this graphic is not a scientific...
Robots Are Coming for These Wall Street Jobs
Wall Street is entering a new era. The fraternity of bond jockeys, derivatives mavens and stock pickers who've long personified the industry are giving way to algorithms, and soon, artificial...
The Invisible Capital
After the Cambridge Analytica leak and the GDPR introduction in the EU, we became much more aware about our "data pouring". How big is the amount of data we give to Tech Companies for free? Is it...
Graphic FAST 500M Caliber Spherical Radio Telescope
Investigate the structure and operational flow of the 500-meter radio telescope FAST. The components mainly include cable support system, cable net structure, active reflector panel system,...
Data visualization chart displays an overview of global geothermal heat consumption in households in between the year 1999 to 2015. The source of data is from the energy statistics database from...
Infographics of China High-speed Railway
China's high-speed railway has achieved world-leading results in all aspects from the perspective of CR400AF, China's high-speed railway infrastructure and China's high-speed railway lines. This...
Objects Of War
The 20th century’s most important scientific discoveries and artistic creations are mapped in time with the incidence of wars, massacres and genocide to reveal reoccurring patterns of creative...
What Happens To The Plastic We Throw Out
How a piece of trash can travel from land to Henderson Island, an uninhabited, remote island in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean.
The Many Moons of Jupiter
From Galileo Galilei to modern day, this data visualization maps over 400 years of Jovian discovery, displaying every currently known moon of Jupiter, each one featuring the year of discovery,...
The worst flu season in eight years
This is visualization of arbitrary vector fields. A vector field assigns velocity and direction to every point on a plane. I drop thousands of particles on a plane and let them flow according to...
The Level is in the Details
The story of climate change in the United States over the last 100+ years - specifically the level by which temperatures are rising (or not) - is a story told across millions and billions of data...
Meet the Neighbors
This visual shows all the stars that we’ve discovered within 20 light years from our Solar system, and the exoplanets belonging to 12 of those stars. When comparing the types of stars, it becomes...