data visualization

Simulations

Gaze Deeply Into This NASA Visualization of Global Aerosol Movements

Turns out Earth is just a big lava lamp.
Michael Byrne
12.12.17
Skate Vision

How to Turn a Kickflip Into a 3D Sculpture

Data visualize or die!
Jason Johnson
7.16.17
google trends

Data Visualization Experts Say Search Trend Maps Are Mostly Bunk

Google’s new map shows Canada’s “most misspelled words.”
Kate Lunau
6.8.17
Science Solved It

Doctors Didn’t Know How Cholera Spread Until One Genius Drew a Map

In the midst of a deadly cholera outbreak in London, a local anesthetist figured out how the disease was spreading using data visualization.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.23.17
Social Media

How Two Pen Pals Learned About Each Other Through Data Mapping

A data-viz experiment in a year’s worth of oversharing.
David Silverberg
8.31.16
Futures

This is What Nuclear Fallout Could Look Like

The Future of Life Institute teamed up with Nukemap to visualise its chilling effects.
Emiko Jozuka
5.9.16
x-files

This Interactive Map Plots Every 'X-Files' Location

Refresh your knowledge in time for the premiere of the new six-episode sequel.
Rachel Pick
1.20.16
Air Station Alameda

Many Americans Still Live On or Near Toxic Waste

Visual artist Brooke Singer has been investigating US Superfund sites since 2006.
Emiko Jozuka
9.28.15
death

Want to Know When You’re Gonna Die?

Watch an animated graph of your life expectancy over time.
Rachel Pick
9.24.15
Art

Surveillance, Gamergate, and the Artistic Difficulty of Making the Internet Real

​In "Shellshock," artist Addie Wagenknecht creates a wonderfully satirical and mesmerizing altar to the Information Age.
DJ Pangburn
11.10.14
Features

Nicholas Felton Quantified Literally Every Conversation He Had in 2013

It may be the most ambitious piece of personal data-gathering in history.
Claire L. Evans
8.19.14
Art

This App Turns Your Life into a Color Wheel

Arthur Buxton's new app turns users' image data into colorful, chronological visualizations.
DJ Pangburn
6.23.14
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