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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

Battle of the Charts: Why Cartesian Wins Against Radial

Battle of the Charts: Why Cartesian Wins Against Radial

Undeniably, radial charts based on a polar coordinate system are more visually appealing than regular line, area and ... keep reading

The Dangers of Scale: Visualizing the Hills of Bay to Breakers

The Dangers of Scale: Visualizing the Hills of Bay to Breakers

If you live in San Francisco, chances are you’ve heard of a “little” running event happening this ... keep reading

Visualized: A Closer Look at North Carolina’s Vote on Marriage Rights

Visualized: A Closer Look at North Carolina’s Vote on Marriage Rights

The issue of gay marriage is a contentious one, and we recently had yet another glimpse at just how controversial it ... keep reading

Ready, Set, Visualize: 5 Apps for Tracking Fitness Data

Ready, Set, Visualize: 5 Apps for Tracking Fitness Data

There is a lot of buzz around people having much more data available and how that can help us improve our lives. One ... keep reading

The History of Space as We Know It, In 22 Infographics and Visualizations

The History of Space as We Know It, In 22 Infographics and Visualizations

Space has captivated humans since the beginning of our history. We have used the heavens for everything from earth ... keep reading

How to Design Transit Map-Style Graphics

How to Design Transit Map-Style Graphics

Transit maps like the London Underground “Tube” diagram or the New York subway map are an integral part of life in ... keep reading

Let’s Get Cyclical: Four Ways to Visualize Periodicity

Let’s Get Cyclical: Four Ways to Visualize Periodicity

Visualizations can be very good at helping us spot patterns in data. Often, these patterns are periodic; most often ... keep reading

How to Turn a Static Visualization Into a Successful Animation

How to Turn a Static Visualization Into a Successful Animation

Liz Burow teaches information design and collaborative design studios at Parsons School of Design in New York, NY. ... keep reading

Using Selections in D3 to Make Data-Driven Visualizations

Using Selections in D3 to Make Data-Driven Visualizations

D3 is a new tool for designers and programmers working on creating interactive visualizations out of large data sets. ... keep reading