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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
Visualization & Information Design
The Numbers of Berghain
One of the things that make Berghain amazing is the great artists curation. I find myself going to Berghain's website and looking at the listings just to discover great techno and house music...
A Day in the Life of The Tube
The “A Day in the Life of the Tube” viz summarises the 5 million daily journeys on the underground using the 2015 Rolling O&D survey, and splitting the data into two-hourly periods. The viz...
Map of Computer Science
Computer science is the subject that studies what computers can do and investigates the best ways you can solve the problems of the world with them. It is a huge field overlapping pure mathematics,...
The most popular of them all: a look at fanfiction's favorite ships
There are many aspects to the Harry Potter franchise: books, movies, a new play, studio tours and theme parks. But when it comes to gauging fan reaction, there’s probably no better place than...
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...
The Russian State Duma
Interactive visualisation depicting the structure of the lower house of the Federal Assembly [parliament] of Russia, bringing to light the intricate positioning and repositioning of parliament...
What the Street!? – The Mobility Space Report
What the Street!? is a data visualisation project by moovel lab for the interactive exploration of mobility space in cities around the world. It compares how fairly cities allocate urban space...
An Ocean of Noise
Exploration of 16 months of Spotify Top 200 streaming data, what it can show us about the useful life of popular music in a streaming context, and avenues for future exploration as more data is...
Our Future, Together
Just as explorers use a compass and architects a blueprint, demographers use pyramid charts to read the tea leaves: What groups are aging or booming with youth , and what do these shapes tell us...
Venezuela's fortunes rise and fall with the price of oil, and when crude prices tanked in 2014, its economy was thrown into chaos. A government that had relied on oil revenues to fund social...
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...
Van Gogh in images on Wikipedia
The visualization explores how different languages present Van Gogh's work and life by images. Inspired by Geolinguistic Contrasts in Wikipedia. The viz tries to show different narrative strategies...
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...
Swimming World Records
When we think about swimming world records and top times, we typically just think of minutes and seconds, but this visualization takes a different approach to viewing top times by showing the...
‘Astronauts’ is a special TASS project that takes an in depth look at mankind’s accomplishments in outer space following the first manned flight by Yuri Gagarin in 1961. The project is designed in...
What Is Coral Bleaching?
While more and more is being seen on the changing state of coral reefs around the world like the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Australia, we reported on a smaller nearby reef in New Caledonia...
Gun Violence in United States
Gun violence in the United States results in thousands of deaths and injuries annually. Gun violence is most common in poor urban areas and frequently associated with gang violence, often involving...
Air Quality in the United States
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) takes hourly Air Quality readings at hundreds of sites nationwide, and produces an Air Quality Index (AQI) that measures how healthy the air is at...
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...
How Guns Get Into Films
Actors often name their weapon of choice—though it is usually left to armorers.
Making the Connection
Right now, more than half the world is not connected to the internet, and almost 75% of Africa is offline. Why does this matter? For people living in the poorest parts of the world, access to the...
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...
Did people listen to Baz Luhrmann?
Driving to work recently I heard Baz Luhrmann's infamous 'Everybody's free to wear sunscreen'. Great song, big hit in the UK, but it got me thinking - did anybody listen to him?
Terror’s daily reality
To capture the toll of terror, the Los Angeles Times tracked every fatal act of terrorism around the world in April. By the end of the month, terror had struck 180 times, wounded 1,385 and...
A Map of Every City.
The 'Map of Every City' is a study of history, the urban fabric, personal experience and gentrification applied to the medium of a traditional city street map. Through its universality, it...
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...
Your favorite sporting moments captured through sports data visualization
Your favorite sporting moments captured through sports data visualization.
The Nuremberg trials prosecuted the leaders of Nazi Germany but did not necessarily end their lives. 70 years after the "the greatest trial in history" was concluded, we trace the life stories of...
World Poverty Clock
The World Poverty Clock is brought to you by World Data Lab in Vienna, Austria and its global network. It is based on a global standardized database on income which provides real-time projections...
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...