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With Data Visualization, the Pulitzer Center Makes Social Issues Visible

With Data Visualization, the Pulitzer Center Makes Social Issues Visible

In the grand scheme of things, the Internet is still a relatively new – and fast-changing – medium for ... keep reading

Visualizing NYC’s MapPLUTO Database

Visualizing NYC’s MapPLUTO Database

It’s no secret that we’re in the era of big data – our world can be endlessly quantified, measured, and ... keep reading

Subtleties of Color: Different Data, Different Colors

Subtleties of Color: Different Data, Different Colors

About a year ago, we published a blog post framed as a letter to NASA, asking them to stop using rainbow color scales. ... keep reading

The Federal Budget, Visualized: Death and Taxes 2014

The Federal Budget, Visualized: Death and Taxes 2014

Ten years ago, I created the first in what would become a hugely popular series of annual visualizations of the federal ... keep reading

The Next Data.Gov: More Data Transparency Through Improved Design

The Next Data.Gov: More Data Transparency Through Improved Design

The White House launched a radically redesigned Data.gov website Tuesday, in an effort to improve government data ... keep reading

Seeing the World’s Economy Through Connections

Seeing the World’s Economy Through Connections

Data scientists have tackled different ways to visually depict the economy since the field of data visualization was in ... keep reading

The Startup Universe: Not Your Average Network Visualization

The Startup Universe: Not Your Average Network Visualization

Visually is a startup, and as a startup, we have a special fascination with data about other startups. The CrunchBase ... keep reading

The Civic Data Challenge: Creation Phase

The Civic Data Challenge: Creation Phase

The Civic Data Challenge has just completed the ideation phase and entered its creation phase. The ideation phase was ... keep reading

Telemetry Uses Data Visualization to Take Race Cars to the Next Level

Telemetry Uses Data Visualization to Take Race Cars to the Next Level

Motorsport is one of the world’s most popular spectator activities, and one of the most data-heavy. While the average ... keep reading

Breaking Down the NSA Surveillance Program

Breaking Down the NSA Surveillance Program

The administration, lawmakers and the intelligence community have claimed the National Security Agency (NSA) programs ... keep reading