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Analyzing and Visualizing data on Ocean Commitments (SDG14)
Voluntary commitments for The Ocean Conference are initiatives voluntarily undertaken by Governments, the United Nations system, other intergovernmental organizations, international and regional...
Viz for Social Good
Viz for Social Good is a social data project run by Chloe Tseng. The mission is to empower mission-driven organizations and increase awareness of social issues through beautiful and informative...
Lights on & lights out
As a follow-up to last week’s visualization of Old Light and New Light, I wanted to make a single map, of the whole world, comparing NASA’s new 2016 Earth At Night image to the 2012 version. Using...
The Parallel Reality of Hungarian Government Media
This project was created to draw attention to the vast differences on how independent and government media reports recent demonstrations in Budapest. On April 12 and 13 I’ve saved a screenshot...
A "to do list" for humankind
Sustainable Development Goals sanctioned by the UN are basically a "to do list" for humankind. Take a closer look.
2017 College Football National Championship Visualized
This visualization allows the user to see every play from the College Football National Championship as they scroll down through time. The search functionality allows you to search for a particular...
What happens to the European dream when it meets the migrant's dream? Is this the Europe we dreamt of? The history of the 500km of European border walls walks together with the history of...
The Colour of the Sight
It is said that the eyes are the mirror to the soul. While this is arguable, it is undeniable that they mirror our genetics. Eye colour is one of the features that make each of us unique. But why...
Mapping the flow of International Trade
According the UN’s Comtrade database, the global market for imported goods totaled $15.6 trillion in 2015. This map shows where those goods came from and where they went, each dot representing $1...
The Austen Index
Visualising Jane Austen's people, places and plots: Jane Austen died 200 years ago, but her novels have never been more popular. But what goes into a Jane Austen novel? And what gets left out?
How People Like You Spend Their Time
The American Time Use Survey is an ongoing program from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that asks thousands of people, as you might guess, what they did during the last 24 hours. Using the data...
Are you aware of the air quality in your home?
The work aims to point out most common air pollutants in and outside our homes. They vary from small sources like aerosols from pets and formaldehyde form beauty products to the biggest pollutants...
How Donald Trump's Cabinets Compare with Previous Presidents'
President Obama had 10 cabinet picks confirmed in the first 10 days, while action on President Trump’s nominees has been slower.
Hip-Hop Is Turning On Donald Trump
We looked through decades of rap lyrics and categorized every mention of Donald Trump and other presidential candidates, and presented the results with graphics, sound and an interactive database.
Lynchburg, Virginia: The Most Typical City in America
Data is nothing without context. How can we understand a city without first understanding the characteristics of a normal or typical city? I crunched the numbers on eight measures of 917 cities to...
Why does the US lead the world in incarceration?
The US holds only 5% of the world’s population but 25% of the world’s prisoners. Was it the war on drugs? Mandatory minimums? How we got here – the global leader in incarceration – is one of the...
NYC Tree Census
2015 Street Tree Census, conducted by volunteers and staff organized by NYC Parks & Recreation
Tracking Energy Demands
Working with the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) we designed and produced a highly accessible, interactive data tool that allows users to explore how US energy usage and production has changed...
Vaccines are an essential weapon in fighting disease outbreaks. But how does the time taken to develop vaccines compare to the speed and frequency of outbreaks? And how can we do it better?
The one trillion tonne iceberg, measuring 5,800 square km, calved away from the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica sometime between July 10 and 12, scientists said.
The Story Of Film
This visualization attempts to tell the story of film. An epic journey of innovation across 14 decades, 137 countries, and 4,070,420 films.
Severe water stress on the Korean conifer
The Korean Fir or Conifer is a phytochemical plant which only grows in South Korea. It is located at high latitude region of the northern hemisphere because of its ability to withstand cold or...
Are Pop Lyrics Getting More Repetitive?
In 1977, the great computer scientist Donald Knuth published a paper called The Complexity of Songs, which is basically one long joke about the repetitive lyrics of newfangled music (example quote:...
America's Busiest Bikeshare Bikes
Meet America's busiest bikes! We sifted bike share data from four cities throughout the USA - Chicago, New York, Washington and Philadelphia. Our goal was to find the busiest bike and map its...
How does the impact of a scientist's work change over a scientific career? Does impact, arguably the most relevant performance measure, follow predictable patterns? Can we predict the timing...
The Timing of Baby Making
In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy had just hit the Northeast US when the theories about "Sandy babies" started trickling in. As the story goes, whenever people are stuck in one place for a long time...
Discover the 6 kilometers that will make you come back to Donostia - San Sebastián
This is a set of Internet infographics about the city of Donostia-San Sebastián. It represents a route of 6 kilometers along the coast of the city. It provides information on points of interest in...
Battling Modern Slavery
Despite vast improvements in the global ﬁght against modernday slavery over the past decade, more than 45 million people remain victims of forced labour worldwide, with 58 per cent of those from...
Do you fear migrants?
In recent years we have witnessed a mass migration that has put the European Union to a hard test. According to the Eurobarometer report, migration is now the most important issue facing...
People, Language & Identity
Data Sketches in Twelve Installments
Data sketches is a ±yearlong collaboration in 12 instalments. On average taking a month per project, Nadieh & Shirley create an extensive data visualization of a different topic and write about...