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Rodent Activity Transmissions* (RAT) systems uses real-time data to allow us a peek into the lives of a colony of naked mole-rats (Heterocephalus glaber). The project consist of a data artwork "A...
Empathy in an Epidemic
Every day, 91 people overdose on opioids in the United States. Opioid addiction has become an epidemic. Why is it such a big problem? And what can we do to help? In this animation, a...
The timeline of human evolution
This illustrated story of the human evolution spans from the first cell to Charles Darwin in 7.27 meters with 259 beautiful flat illustrations. In this survey, all the most relevant species are...
India's Nuclear Journey
This infographic creates a narrative built out of qualitative data which maps India’s nuclear journey since colonial independence. The story outlines how a country marred by the pangs of separation...
The Internet of Things in Four Fruits
What is the current landscape of Internet of Things (IOT) connected devices? Sachs assessed the IOT listings on IOT.com and surveyed a national sample to find out. Taking inspiration from tropical...
Is a scientific career predictable?
Research on creativity has shown that people tend to produce their most important works when they are young. This is true for scientists too. But a new study finds that this is simply because...
150 fastest Average Internet Speeds Worldwide: How Long Does it Take to Load a 5MB Picture
"150 fastest Average Internet Speeds Worldwide: How Long Does it Take to Load a 5MB Picture?" - A real-time animated infographic. I made an animated GIF infographic and a video version for...
From side streams to valuable products
This interactive visualization aims to provide insight into side stream valorization opportunities for the paper industry, in order to support stakeholders in becoming more sustainable. The...
The Entity Mapper
The ENTITY MAPPER is an open source web application for visualizing qualitative data as an interactive node-link diagram. By abstracting away the time-consuming process of constructing a...
Units of Measurement
Measurements are at the heart of analysis, testing, and discovery. Irish mathematical physicist Lord Kelvin once said, “When you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers,...
An interactive essay that walks a reader through the process of building a histogram, from an unordered clump of values to the finished chart. The essay highlights how parameter choices throughout...
Which UK workers are most at risk of being replaced by robots?
About 30% of UK jobs will be potentially threatened in the coming years by innovations in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). Lower than that of the United States and Germany, respectively...
Social Media Trends 2017
This is a video we release every year to promote a study highlighting the 10 social media trends that will shape the year (and years) ahead. Past years the video was more infographic / motion...
Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship: A Data Exploration
An exploration of indicators from the World Bank’s TCData360 portal, which tells a story about influential factors on innovation and entrepreneurship. This interactive demo was co-created by...
Swab the Subway
Wondering what kind of bacteria could be found in the subway, during an 18 month project started in 2013 physiology professor Christopher Mason collected samples from all subway stations in New...
As part of a classroom assignment to visually represent a data set, I took up the challenge of conceptually redesigning the Nutrition Label found on packaged food products, issued by the FDA. The...
An interactive data model to provide actionable insights as to the departure delays of domestic flights within the USA.
A data visualisation model to provide insights into the airport departure delays for Virgin America (or any other airline operator). The model analyses 500,000 domestic flights within the USA ...
Children's mental illness and wellbeing at age 11
What influences children’s risk of developing poor mental health or low wellbeing, and what could protect them from these adversities? CLS researchers analysed information from more than 12,000...
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...
Collectively sick. Or not?
This browser-based computer simulation lets the reader explore for themselves how various infectious diseases spread and what the effect of vaccination is. It demonstrates that the decision to...
Inside the Terrex military vehicle at the centre of Singapore-China storm
Nine undeclared military vehicles from Singapore were discovered in Kwai Chung container terminal following a tip-off from mainland law enforcers. “The Terrex” vehicles had taken part in routine...
The Air We Breathe (around London's health centres)
This interactive map shows that central London is blanketed in air pollution that is above legal limits. The visualisation is based on new data from King's College London, combining air pollution...
The Tools Animals Use
Some animal groups have displayed more than 20 ways of using tools while others demonstrate just a few, scientists say. Orangutans borrow canoes to forage for aquatic plants. Octopuses carry...
Visualizing Genetic Relationships
This creative information display makes visual comparisons of my own genetic sequence with that of my grandmother. This work was created with a custom Color SVG Font, “DNA Loops”, which allows a...
The Map of Physics
Physics can be defined simply as the study of matter and energy. But that simple definition covers an enormous range of topics. There’s the classical physics you learned about in high school: It...
The journey of Shukhov’s hyperboloid
When a practically unknown Russian engineer, scientist and architect, Vladimir Shukhov, built his revolutionary broadcasting tower in Moscow, little did he know about the impact his work would have...
The artwork shows data regarding the utilization of robotics in the future
Global Activity Monitor - Ring Central
The Ring Central Global Business Activity Visualization was designed as a large-screen lobby display showing the aggregates global business activity data (including phone, text and Glip, a...
The explosion of the internet
Each Line represents a country. Length and Color represent % of country with internet access.
The Embryo Digital Atlas
The Embryo Digital Atlas is an open source web based platform to visualize complex experimental datasets of embryogenesis in an easy and beautiful way. Embryogenesis is the process by which a...