Monthly Archives: March 2013

To scatter plot…or not?

The Why Axis did a discussion of a recent Washington Post graphic…what do you think?  http://thewhyaxis.info/life-expectancy/

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Interactive NCAA tourney map

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2009/03/15/sports/ncaabasketball/20090316-tournament-graphic.html Since the NCAA tournament has kicked off, I have been trying to think of different types of graphics for the tournament. I found this one on the New York Times to be a pretty good inspiration. I like that … Continue reading

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Americans (and others) Abroad

Over at peoplemov.in, you can check out a pretty sweet interactive graphic that shows the migration flow of countries, including immigration and emigration, as well as refugees and those living in asylum. It’s a really cool visual break down down … Continue reading

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Distribution of Wealth

This is a video of information graphics. It uses colors and multiple charts, graphs and illustrations to make the distribution of wealth understandable. I think the information is made easier to understand—definitely easier to visualize—using this technique.  

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Facebook Privacy Guide from the Wall Street Journal

I like the idea of this graphic, especially since Facebook’s privacy settings seem to change every week. The screen shots and red diamonds showing where everything can be found are really helpful. However, the original graphic size is small, you … Continue reading

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Interactive map tool!

Check this out…We are just experimenting with it at the Post… http://mapbox.com/

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Inside the Conclave

My favorite part of this graphic is the tiny illustrated cardinals using nothing but shapes at the bottom of the graphic. The graphic covered a couple different aspects of the pope selection process, but the illustrated people was by far … Continue reading

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