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Bees use social distancing

Research by M. Pusceddu et al. shows that honeybees use social distancing when Tags: bees , Economist , social distancing

3 Dec 2021 6:19 pm
Bird power rankings

Using data from Project FeederWatch, which is a community tracking project to count Tags: birds , ranking , Washington Post

1 Dec 2021 2:30 pm
Thanksgiving Ravine

Thats a lot of email. Tags: email , Thanksgiving

1 Dec 2021 4:28 am
Simpsons Paradox in vaccination data

This chart, made by someone who is against vaccinations, shows a higher mortality Tags: coronavirus , Simpson's Paradox , vaccination

30 Nov 2021 2:20 pm
Inflation in the context of age generations

When you compare the price of things today against prices one year ago, Tags: generations , inflation , New York Times

30 Nov 2021 12:37 am
Map made of candy corn to show corn production

With candy corn as her medium, Jill Hubley mapped corn production in the Tags: candy , corn , Jill Hubley , physical

29 Nov 2021 3:55 pm
All the provisions in the Build Back Better bill

For NYTs The Upshot, Alicia Parlapiano and Quoctrung Bui outlined all of the Tags: government , spending , Upshot

26 Nov 2021 1:32 pm
Calculating where you should live

Choosing a place to live is always full of trade-offs, but itd be Tags: calculator , housing , live , New York Times

24 Nov 2021 3:59 pm
Most Common Daily Schedules for Different Groups

We all have our routines, but from person-to-person, the daily schedule changes a lot depending on your responsibilities. Tags: time use

23 Nov 2021 6:03 pm
Euler diagram to illustrate base rate fallacy

Some people point out that vaccinated people are still hospitalized as a defense Tags: baseline , coronavirus , vaccination

22 Nov 2021 11:08 pm
Communicating effectiveness of boosters

Statisticians David Spiegelhalter and Anthony Masters for The Guardian on reframing risk estimates: Tags: booster , coronavirus , Guardian , risk , vaccination

22 Nov 2021 10:26 pm
3-D modeling to define the french fry universe

What is the best french fry shape? Curly of course. But Chris Williams Tags: 3-d , Chris Williams , french fries

19 Nov 2021 1:59 pm
Connecting Data to Practicality The Process 166

It's a shift from answering What is this data? to So what? Tags: audience , reality

19 Nov 2021 1:15 am
Increased maternal death in the United States

While still relatively rare, maternal mortality in the United States increased over the Tags: birth , mortality , New York Times

18 Nov 2021 10:53 pm
Job growth was underestimated

Andrew Van Dam for The Washington Post used a bar chart with corrections Tags: jobs , uncertainty , Washington Post

18 Nov 2021 2:17 pm
Census Mapper, a tool to visualize population and racial shifts

Pitch Interactive and the Census 2020 Data Co-op, supported by the Google News Tags: census , Google News Initiative , Pitch Interactive , population , race

17 Nov 2021 9:41 pm
Partisan gap in Covid death counts

David Leonhardt for The New York Times looked at the partisan gap for Tags: coronavirus , David Leonhardt , New York Times , partisanship

16 Nov 2021 2:07 pm
Map of highway signs

This is a fun map by Matt Dzugan. Search for a city, and Tags: cities , commute , interstate , Matt Dzugan

15 Nov 2021 10:16 pm
Scale of ocean depths

We know the oceans are deep, but its difficult to grasp the scale Tags: 3-d , depth , MetaBallStudios , ocean , scale

12 Nov 2021 11:07 pm
Optimizing retail spaces

Patrick Sisson for The New York Times reports on the growing popularity of Tags: New York Times , optimization , privacy , retail , shopping

12 Nov 2021 9:33 pm
Goodbye, Chartjunk The Process 164

A term to indicate that visual elements add nothing meaningful has itself become nonessential to making and discussing charts. Tags: chartjunk

12 Nov 2021 1:15 am
Palm oils and rainforest destruction

Palm oil is in our food, cosmetics, cleaning supplies, and biofuels, but it Tags: Bloomberg , palm oil , rainforest

11 Nov 2021 2:06 pm
Commuting calculator

Sergio Peanha and Yan Wu for The Washington Post made a calculator that Tags: commute , scale , Sergio Peanha , Washington Post

10 Nov 2021 2:09 pm
How Much Women and Men Worked

Over the years, more women have entered the workforce while the percentage of Tags: work

9 Nov 2021 5:33 pm
Painbow color scale

xkcd poked fun at the sometimes questionable color choices of researchers. Tags: color , humor , xkcd

8 Nov 2021 2:12 pm
Rising prices of everything

Using Consumer Price Index, Alyssa Fowers and Rachel Siegel for The Washington Post Tags: coronavirus , prices , spending , Washington Post

5 Nov 2021 2:43 pm
Not the Best List of Visualization Tools The Process 164

All the tools is a product of visualization's many uses, which isn't so terrible. Tags: list , tools

5 Nov 2021 12:00 am
Sonified animation of London Covid-19 rates

Valentina DEfilippo, Arpad Ray, and Duncan Geere visualized and sonified Covid-19 rates and Tags: coronavirus , London , sonification

4 Nov 2021 12:54 pm
Where cancer risk is greater due to air pollution

Based on five years of data from EPA models, ProPublica mapped areas in Tags: cancer , pollution , ProPublica

3 Nov 2021 12:41 pm
Tracking the Lenna image

If youve taken classes that cover image processing, youve likely come across the Tags: Jennifer Ding , Lenna , Pudding

2 Nov 2021 12:32 pm
Check the frequency of salmonella in your chicken

The USDA recommends that you cook your chicken to at least 165F to Tags: chicken , food , ProPublica , salmonella

1 Nov 2021 9:31 pm

The IEEE VIS 2021 conference is running virtually this week, and theres a Tags: conference , IEEE

29 Oct 2021 12:36 pm
Visualization Tools and Resources, October 2021 Roundup

Here's the good stuff for October. Tags: roundup

29 Oct 2021 12:45 am
Bend the emissions curve

There has been progress since the Paris climate agreement in 2014, but theres Tags: climate change , emissions , New York Times

28 Oct 2021 10:37 pm
How to Make a Custom Stacked Area Chart in R

You could use a package, but then you couldn't customize every single element, and where's the fun in that? Tags: R

28 Oct 2021 10:17 pm
Mapping the probable heat around the world

Earth is getting warmer, and the previously abstract concept seems to grow more Tags: climate , global warming , Probable Futures , temperature

28 Oct 2021 9:22 pm
Drought extent by region

For Scientific American, Cdric Scherer and Georgios Karamanis charted drought extent by region Tags: drought , Scientific American

27 Oct 2021 9:51 pm
Television Genres Over Time

Here's how the distribution of genres has changed since 1945 up to present. Tags: genre , imdb , television

26 Oct 2021 1:14 pm
Are you statistically normal?

Mona Chalabi has a new podcast Am I Normal? and its very good: Tags: Mona Chalabi , normal , podcast

25 Oct 2021 2:28 pm
Spending bill in a treemap box

Margot Sanger-Katz and Alicia Parlapiano for NYTs The Upshot broke down a Democrat Tags: government , spending , Upshot

22 Oct 2021 9:12 pm
I Want to Visualize Aspects of the Data The Process 162

When you visualize aspects of the data instead of just the data itself, what you show grows more obvious. Tags: audience , purpose , questions

21 Oct 2021 11:30 pm
3-D rendering of Dixie fire smoke clouds

The New York Times used radar data to create a 3-D model of Tags: Dixie Fire , New York Times , radar , smoke

21 Oct 2021 12:50 pm
Search every USPS mail route

Im not sure how long this has been around, but the USPS has Tags: mail , routes , USPS

20 Oct 2021 9:30 pm
A view from the Moons south pole

NASA Goddard visualized the point of view from the south pole of the Tags: moon , NASA , space , time-lapse

19 Oct 2021 9:42 pm
Treemap tour of political donations

The Digital Story Innovation Team for ABC News in Australia looked at political Tags: ABC News , contributions , politics , scrollytelling

18 Oct 2021 9:40 pm
How the Longest Running Shows Rated Over Episodes

Most television shows don't get past the first season, but there are some that manage to stick around. These are the 175 longest running shows on IMDb that have ratings. Tags: imdb , ratings , television

15 Oct 2021 12:37 pm
Keep Them Separated The Process 161

Not everything has to be in the visualization at the same time. Tags: separation , small

15 Oct 2021 12:00 am
Simulating how just a little gender bias in the workplace can lead to big effects up the chain

Yuhao Du, Jessica Nordell, and Kenneth Joseph used simulations to study the effects Tags: bias , gender , New York Times , work

14 Oct 2021 10:32 pm
How the 3-point line changed basketball

Vox shows how the 3-point line is breaking the game. The basic math Tags: basketball , Vox

14 Oct 2021 9:23 pm
Possible cheating seen in a scatterplot

When plotting Russian election results, a structured grid patterns appear. From The Economist: Tags: cheating , Economist , election

13 Oct 2021 4:06 pm