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The Visual.ly Olympics

The Visual.ly Olympics

With the beginning of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, we’ve seen a huge influx of visualizations focused on ... keep reading

Health Data Visualization Contest Winners

Health Data Visualization Contest Winners

The Visual.ly Health Data Visualization Contest is over and the vote is in! If you missed it, rest easy — there ... keep reading

45 Ways to Communicate Two Quantities

45 Ways to Communicate Two Quantities

Back in 2010, I was giving a workshop on interactive data visualization in Lima, Perú, discussing whether a dataset ... keep reading

The Fine Line In a Gray Area: When to Use Line vs Area Charts

The Fine Line In a Gray Area: When to Use Line vs Area Charts

Line charts and area charts are very closely related. They are both good for time series data. They both show ... keep reading

Speedometer Design: Why It Works

Speedometer Design: Why It Works

Gregor Aisch’s post last week on speedometer design hit close to home for me. My dad has been an automotive ... keep reading

HÜB: A Space for Visualization

HÜB: A Space for Visualization

Much of the time, visualization consumption is a solitary activity taking place on the private screens of laptops and ... keep reading

6 Visualizations About the Higgs Boson

6 Visualizations About the Higgs Boson

On July 4th, 2012, CERN announced that, using the Large Hadron Collider they found a boson particle that so far is ... keep reading

Creating Animations and Transitions With D3

Creating Animations and Transitions With D3

For the ambitious, this is a great intro to creating your own animations and transitions in d3.js. If you get in over ... keep reading

Political Campaigns and Data Visualization: A Tricky Mix?

Political Campaigns and Data Visualization: A Tricky Mix?

As the 2012 US presidential race heats up, we will undoubtedly see lots of politically motivated visualizations. This ... keep reading

Celebrate Independence With These 17 Infographics About Bicycling

Celebrate Independence With These 17 Infographics About Bicycling

For many, bicycles represent freedom. They are relatively simple and cheap to maintain, they make travel simple, and ... keep reading