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Links tagged with “visualization”

  1. Trillions – What is a trillion dollars? — Information is Beautiful

    Nice comparison of many countries’ GDP, companies’ values, potential spending plans, potential savings, past events, personal wealth, etc.

  2. How to pick more beautiful colors for your data visualizations | Chartable

    I’m not very good at colours and this is nicely explained.

  3. How the Virus Won - The New York Times

    Very good telling of the story. This is all a bit much isn’t it. (via Waxy)

  4. Coronavirus tracked: has your country’s epidemic peaked? | Free to read | Financial Times

    Good (terrifying) charts. Nice that there’s a lot of explanation too.

  5. List of Physical Visualizations

    Loads of lovely historic visualisations made out of paper, wood, etc. (via @simonw)

  6. Coalition calculator - General Election 2015,

    Simple and clear. Nice. (via @AftertheFloodco)

  7. PLOS ONE: The Rise of Partisanship and Super-Cooperators in the U.S. House of Representatives

    For the couple of diagrams showing how the number of congresspeople voting cross-party has changed over time. I love attempts to visualise party political changes over time.

  8. I cannot make bricks without clay — The colors of paintings: Blue is the new orange

    Analysing the colours used in paintings over time, and wondering why blueish colours increased over the 20th century. (via Flowing Data)

  9. QuantumBlack Visual Analytics Limited

    “We’re a creative data science agency.” Dataviz type stuff. London.

  10. Epoch by Fastly

    Looks like a simple-to-use charting library, based on d3.js, with real-time charts.

  11. Variance

    Nice web charting/visualization thing, using a markup-based system for data, with appearance editable using CSS. Somewhere between Raphael/d3 and simple charting libraries. Costs money for commercial use. (via Tom Taylor)

  12. Newsvis | The Directory of News Visualizations

    What it says. (via The Functional Art)

  13. Graph TV

    Shows graphs of IMDB ratings for all episodes of a TV series. Nice and simple.

  14. Course: Doing Journalism with Data, First Steps, Skills and Tools

    “Five week” free online introductory data journalism course starting “early 2014”. No idea how much time it’s supposed to take, but I’ve signed up anyway. Sounds like a good intro. (via The Functional Art)


    Interesting-looking information design agency, based in Milan and New York. (via The Functional Art)

  16. Kiln = Journalism + Data + Technology + Design

    Small London company making interesting looking visualisations, maps, graphs etc. Ex-Guardian folks. (via CreativeJS)

  17. Mail-trends - Google Code

    “Mail Trends lets you analyze and visualize your email (as extracted from an IMAP server)” Haven’t tried it, but it looks purty. (via Haddock)

  18. Flight Patterns

    Gorgeous animations of flights over the US. Better than it sounds. (via Kottke)

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