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Who Gets Venture Capital Funding?
What are investors looking for in companies and founders? The data looks at 890 U.S. startups that were founded from 2009-2015 and received at least $20 million in VC and other equity funding.
The Incredible Pigeon
In almost every urban area on every continent around the world, pigeons solemnly blend into the cityscape aesthetic. Usurping sidewalks and parks in their massive unflattering flocks, pigeons are...
Air Jordan 1
This project shows every Air Jordan 1 high-top model released from 1985–2015.
Do You Hear That? It's Trump's America
On July 21, 2016, Donald Trump gave his acceptance speech for the Republican presidential nomination at the RNC. Since the beginning of the primary season, Trump has been accused by pundits of...
Collective Craving is an interactive Twitter visualization of human cravings during specific events. It has collected almost one million tweets containing the keyword ‘craving’, captured on 13...
What transgender people need from health and legal services
Healthcare failures place an extra burden of care on transgender people and their families, and can stop them being economically active. Here is what health care providers and legal services can do.
Euro 2016: the tallest team, age v experience and most represented leagues
As the tallest side at the Euros, expect Sweden to be a big threat at set-pieces. It is likely that Martin O’Neill will place an extra emphasis on defending dead balls before their opener against...
The Network Behind the Cosmic Web
The concept of the cosmic web—viewing the universe as a set of discrete galaxies held together by gravity—is deeply ingrained in cosmology. Yet, little is known about architecture of this...
Will’s Testament, 400 Years On
On the anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, we measure (for measure) 97 times his plays inspired us. He began writing plays by 1592, and they appear roughly in this order. He died on April 23, 1616,...
Crime in Context
Is crime in America rising or falling? The answer is not nearly as simple as politicians sometimes make it out to be, because of how the FBI collects and handles crime data from the country’s...
Data Plus Science
Website and blog offering tips on Tableau, data visualization and R.
Swiss preservation of historical monuments
The double-sided information graphics for the magazine Hochparterre illustrates figures on Swiss preservation of historical monuments: job percentages of specialist departments on cantonal and city...