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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
Visualization & Information Design
A Matter of Time
“A Matter of Time” takes a comprehensive look at the nature of long prison terms in the U.S. – how time served in state prisons has grown in recent years, who is serving the longest prison terms,...
King James Vs COBE
The King James Bible, and how it appears using the same color-scale as the historic COBE map of the cosmic microwave background that famously showed the afterglow from the big bang. (Blue=negative...
Here Are the Hate Incidents Against Mosques and Islamic Centers Since 2013
Data from a civil rights group shows that reports of hate incidents involving American mosques jumped sharply in 2015 and has remained at the same rate since — about once every three days. More...
Here’s what we know so far about Team Trump’s ties to Russian interests
Congress and U.S. intelligence agencies are scrutinizing connections between Russia and the Trump campaign as they investigate evidence that Russia interfered in the 2016 election. Here are members...
An engagement piece done for members of the Vice voices panel showing them the results of a study on key issues impacting them in the US.
INRIX Data Visualization for Global Traffic Scorecard
Each year, transportation and location-analytics company, INRIX, releases its Traffic Scorecard — a global ranking of major cities based on the economic costs of traffic congestion based on more...
This map was made by overlaying two publicly-available NASA maps showing light from cities at night. One map was recorded in 1992, the other in 2010. By overlaying and tinting them red and blue,...
50/30/20 - Income & Financial Stability in America
The goal of this project is to use data to allow people to explore an average financial situation under a variety of constraints. We often hear comments by politicians or opinion writers that if...
With the development of science and technology, people in the future will be able to set up a lunar orbiting laboratory, and use the moon as a foothold for more distant planets. Flying to the moon...
Beautiful in English
How much does the translation behavior of a language indicate about its culture? Do German speakers seek the same words translated as the Spanish? To investigate, we've analyzed all the single word...
The Blue Lagoon Recipe
Data design created with the blue lagoon ingredients. A successful cocktail is a matter of proportions. Yes but which ones? Here is the visual recipe of the famous Blue Lagoon. A diamond of color...
Re-Visualisations of Images by Smart Knowledge Engine
Paintings and other images become a '3D movable object' with more depth, detail and structure in 'True Colour 3D'. User controls can vary lighting and other effects of appearance. Images were...
Infographic on HAZE- Urban Pollution in China
Haze, that is, smog caused by pollution, has become an inevitable part of life in many Chinese cities. Urban pollution has quietly increased, and it affects the health and lives of many city...
Siria: Danni Collaterali (Syria: Collateral Damage)
Siria: Danni Collaterali (Syria: Collateral Damages) is a visual journalism project which sheds a light on the destruction of historical heritage during the Syrian civil war. Text insights and maps...
David Bowie's 50-year Creative Output at a Glance
As the last songs Bowie recorded are released as part of an album accompanying the Lazarus stage show, we look into the extraordinary breadth and depth of his creative endeavours in music, film and...
The Most-Watched NBA Moments, by decade
What is the most-watched NBA moment of all time? We identified over hundreds of thousands of NBA videos on YouTube and categorized each by game and play. Here are the top 100 videos from several...
Christmas 2015 Was Filled With Hoverboards — And Hoverboard Injuries
As people flood into stores on Black Friday to do their holiday shopping on the cheap, which toys will they be scouring the aisles for? Smart R2-D2, if they think they can beat the hordes, or maybe...
Personal Objects of the Week
Some common objects that I normally use, constructing a narrative of the daily life of a graphic design student.
Over eight months into the Mosul offensive, Islamic State militants have been dislodged from all of the city. The fall of Mosul marks the end of the Iraqi half of Islamic State’s self-styled...
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...
China's Global Energy Finance
Since 2000, China has provided upwards of $160 billion in development finance to the energy sector for foreign governments across the globe. To understand the scope and breadth of these...
Giving up time as a parent
One of the challenges of parenting is that you have to spend a lot of what was once your own time caring for your kids. This time must be taken from an existing activity. After all, there is a...
The size of the gender wage gap in Australia
To understand what the gap means in people's every day life, I compared the time it takes for men and women to earn those wages. In each occupation, how many weeks at a male's average salary does...
The French who know how to play a musical instrument
Visualization of the proportion of French people who know how to play a musical instrument (19%). Infographic from "The French" collection by Vite Vu Bien Vu
The Shadow Peace - The Nuclear Threat
The Shadow Peace is a documentary series that asks thought-provoking questions about war, peace, and humanity using a unique form of cinematic data visualization. The first episode, "The Nuclear...
Medieval fantasy city generator
This application generates a random medieval city layout of a requested size. The generation method is rather arbitrary, the goal is to produce a nice looking map, not an accurate model of a city....
How to create the largest geographic art installation in the world? Answer: PI We begin this process by hand casting individual sculptures of the numerical sequence of PI. As the work...
The future of clubbing
Red Bull wanted to explore the increasing role of technology in the future of club culture and asked ByBorre to curate a new night out. All guests wore a personal bracelet designed by BYBORRE,...
NSW Migration Mapping
The New South Wales population is forecast to increase by 2.71 million people before 2036, with a net increase from overseas migration of over 1.37 million people. Working with the NSW Department...
Mind the Gap: The U.K.-EU Trade Challenge
The U.K. wants to negotiate a sweeping free-trade deal with the EU to replace its single-market membership after Brexit. But the data show it's not in a great negotiating position. We visualized...