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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
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RECSYS: What Is A Recommendation In The Age Of Machine Learning
What is a recommendation in the modern age? We explore this question with RecSys, a modern fable that examines through an every day event (a birthday party) the news ways we explore the world...
The Massive Prize Luring Miners to the Stars
It might sound like science fiction, but a niche group of companies is making its way to the far reaches of the solar system, aiming to get rich by mining asteroids. Industry barons see a future...
Am I going to be Replaced by a Machine?
This work draws on data from an Oxford University study, ‘The Future of Employment: How Susceptible are Jobs to Computerisation’, which categorises U.S. occupations according to their...
Exposure To Frostbite
Visualizing the time it takes for frost bite to occur based on wind speed and air temperature.
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...
Only 9% of the world's plastic is recycled
Most of the plastic waste that reaches the ocean comes from Asia.
Elon Musk Is Getting SpaceX Closer to Mars, One Rocket at a Time
For this graphic, we take users through an illustrated history of SpaceX rocket launches. Using a system of whimsical symbols and icons, we detail the story of each launch from launchpad to orbit....
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...
The Space Between Earth and the Moon
The airless chasm between Earth and the moon is so vast, stretching an average of 239,200 miles wide, that it'd take a 747 jet airplane flying at top speed more than 14 days to arrive. Even...
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...
Mapped: How the US Generates Electricity
The US electricity system is often described as the world’s largest machine. It is also incredibly diverse, reflecting the policy preferences, needs and available natural resources of each state....
Arctic Sea Ice
Visualizing the shrinking extent of Arctic Sea Ice from 1989 to 2017.
Lessons From Those We've Lost: Exploring Over A Century Of Extinction
While we battle to save Black Rhinos and Mountain Gorillas, what can we learn from those that have already gone? What can the legacy of Schomburgk's Deer, the Paradise Parrot and Lonesome George...
International Space Station
This infographic is targeted to kids, hoping to educate them using facts about the International Space Station.
The Search Engine of Cyber Security
Cybersecurity content is often in service of a product. It is a young industry built on top of funding rounds, valuations and products. As an end user of cyber security solutions, it's not always...
Summer in Tokyo is Gradually Becoming Hotter and Longer
This heat map indicates the average daily temperatures of the summer season (June to September) in Tokyo over the course of 140 years. You can hover over or tap on a cell to see detailed...
A blockchain is a database that is shared across a network of computers. Once a record has been added to the chain it is very difficult to change. To ensure all the copies of the database are...
This infographic reflects our evolving awareness of space, showing discovery and exploration of planets in our solar system, and the recent accelerated pace of exoplanet discoveries driven by new...
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...
A visualization of the next 30 days of near Earth asteriod approaches. The bigger the circle, the bigger the asteroid. The darker the circle, the closer it will get to the Earth. You can hover...
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...
I'm Not Feeling Well
To everything there is a season, and diseases are no different. Google search patterns show us what health issues people worry about, when they worry about them, and how epidemics spread through...
The Wonderful World Of Quantum Computing
An infographic story about how quantum computing works. The last pages are about the research/project TU Delft EEMC faculty is doing in this area. This infographic story is mainly created for...
The Belt and Road Initiative
The theme of the work is the development of ethnic minorities in the area of China, which are divided into three chapters, transportation, energy and industry. In the form of illustration, graphics...
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...
Zugspitze Cable Car
This infographic was created for the magazine of the german automobile club ADAC. It illustrates the newly opened cable car to the Zugspitze in the Alps. The infographic visualizes the most...
Cockroaches: All you want to know, but are too scared to ask.
图解青蒿素之抗疟疾（Diagramming Artemisinin Against Malaria）
Artemisinin is the most effective means of treating malaria. For the knowledge of artemisinin and malaria, I use the information visualization form to graphically express the pharmacological...
Tide Of Lies
After years of detective work, it's still unclear why a Japanese doctor faked dozens of clinical trials.