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Visualizing The Olympics’ Energy Usage

Visualizing The Olympics’ Energy Usage

Hosting the Olympic games is a privilege for any city, and the culmination of years of planning, building and ... keep reading

Interaction Design for Data Visualizations

Interaction Design for Data Visualizations

Interactive data visualizations are an exciting way to engage and inform large audiences. They enable users to focus on ... keep reading

The Rising of Olympic Mountains

The Rising of Olympic Mountains

The Olympic games are inspired partly by Mt. Olympus, the tallest mountain in Greece. The origins of the games lie in ... keep reading

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