According to NASA estimates, 2017 was the second warmest year on record since… Tags: environment, global warming, New York Times
New data dump from the Wikimedia Foundation: The Wikimedia Foundation’s Analytics team is… Tags: Wikipedia
Charts highlight some of the key issues Women’s March activists are fighting for -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
PornHub compared minute-to-minute traffic on their site before and after the missile alert… Tags: missile, porn
From ABC News, this is a clever comparison between people’s worst fears and… Tags: fear
Kaiser Fung, of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, finds much to admire about this chart showing tremendous progress in social wellbeing across the globe over the last few decades.
This is a fun ditty by Vasco Asturiano. I’m a little too far… Tags: music
Kaiser Fung, creator of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, discusses a popular chart by the New York Times on the impact of the Trump tax bill on middle-class households.
Back to more important topics, amirite? Tags: Back to the Future, movie
Aluminium or Aluminum? “Gas” or “Petrol”? Should a photo of a giant spider really be placed in the entry for ‘arachnophobia’? Explore some of the longest, lamest edit wars on Wikipedia in this interactive infographic. » See the grap...
From The Malaria Atlas Project, a global map of estimated accessibility to cities:… Tags: accessibility, mobility
Dan Hurley, reporting for The New York Times, describes the use of statistical… Tags: algorithm, police
The past few days in California has been non-stop rain, but the months… Tags: California, fires, scale, Washington Post
FiveThirtyEight used a dataset on broadband as the basis for a couple of… Tags: artificial intelligence, missing data
Compiled from multiple data breaches. Our analysis reveals that peoples’ choices of password fall into 10 categories. Where does yours fit? » explore the visualization
Reflections on the convergence of art and science -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
The usually abstract, qualitative and sometimes quantitative chart type shows relationships. You can make them in R, if you must. Tags: R
When maps are used to display data, there is often a discrepancy between the data being shown, which almost never relates to area, and the area of the different parts of the map. This is particularly common in election maps. This new map of votes in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election cleverly combines geography and […]
Good lesson here. Christian Laesser was playing around with receipt data and initially… Tags: receipt, shopping
Alan Blinder and Michael Wines reporting for The New York Times: A panel… Tags: gerrymandering