ENTRIES TAGGED "visualization of the week"

Visualization of the Week: The story behind the U.S. power grid

Visualization of the Week: The story behind the U.S. power grid

"America Revealed" illustrates the complexity of the United States electric power grid.

The PBS TV series "America Revealed" visualizes the creation, use and fragility of the U.S. electric power grid. It's also an example of how data and context should always go together.

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Visualization of the Week: A whole new way to look at the NBA Finals

Visualization of the Week: A whole new way to look at the NBA Finals

A series of basketball visualizations reveal team and player tendencies.

The New York Times uses shot selection and completion data to break down the championship matchup between the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Visualization of the Week: Global BitTorrent usage

Visualization of the Week: Global BitTorrent usage

A 24-hour look at world-wide BitTorrent activity.

This week's visualization comes from BitTorrent, which has created a time-lapsed video showing a day's worth of geo-located logins.

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Visualization of the Week: 56 years of tornadoes

Visualization of the Week: 56 years of tornadoes

Data from NOAA is used to map the strength and paths of tornadoes.

John Nelson's visualization taps NOAA historical data to map tornado paths and strengths.

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Visualization of the Week: 30 years of tech IPOs

Visualization of the Week: 30 years of tech IPOs

How Facebook stacks up against other tech IPOs.

This week's visualization comes from The New York Times and compares the last 30 years of tech IPOs (hint: watch for the big blue dot).

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Visualization of the Week: Urban metabolism

Visualization of the Week: Urban metabolism

Visualizing cities' energy usage, population density, and material intensity.

This week's visualization is an interactive web-mapping tool that lets you explore energy usage, material intensity and the overall "urban metabolism" of major U.S. cities.

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Visualization of the Week: Avengers Assemble

Visualization of the Week: Avengers Assemble

Jer Thorp visualizes the history of "The Avengers."

In this week's visualization, The New York Times' data artist Jer Thorp visualizes the appearances of "The Avengers" in the comic book series.

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Visualization of the Week: The origins of English

Visualization of the Week: The origins of English

The etymology of the words in select articles and classic books.

In this week's visualization, Mike Kinde visualizes the etymology of the English words in various articles and books, including "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer."

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Visualization of the Week: The living city

Visualization of the Week: The living city

Visualizing the urban flow of Geneva.

This week's visualization illustrates the paths people take through Geneva, based on the digital traces left by their mobile phones.

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Visualization of the Week: The history of shipping routes

Visualization of the Week: The history of shipping routes

A visualization of 100 years of trade by sea.

This week's visualization looks at over 100 years of sea trade, mapping the routes of the Spanish, Dutch, and British from 1750 onward.

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