December 18, 2014

2:36 PM | Years Of Chinese Air Pollution Data Captured In Swirling Charts
Xiaoji Chen set out to find patterns in the air pollution that plagues Chinese cities. Using data from the country’s Ministry of Environmental Protection, she created spirals…

December 17, 2014

3:23 PM | The Felton Annual Report: A Year's Worth Of Communication In One Chart
For nearly a decade, Nicholas Felton has been observing himself and using the information he collects to create a mock corporate annual report. In 2013, he tried to record and render all of his communication. Some channels, like text messages, were easy to track. Others, like phone calls or in-person conversations, required him to write down the length, topics, and participants of every encounter—a huge task. Here, each dot is one of the 1,000 people Felton talked with most. The […]

December 15, 2014

3:00 PM | 3-D Map Of Earth Shows Real-Time Weather
Like the planet itself, some data is constantly changing—so a static visualization will always be out-of-date. Cameron Beccario’s animated globe displays real-time data, at…

December 12, 2014

5:00 PM | Diabetic Charts A Year's Worth Of His Health Data
In 2012, Doug Kanter—diabetic since age 12—visualized his disease. He wrote software to compare his blood sugar with his activity and food. He says the feedback made for the…
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