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Visualization of the Week: Mapping the Titanic's passengers

Visualization of the Week: Mapping the Titanic's passengers

A look at class, geography and fatality rates of the Titanic's passengers.

This week's visualization maps the hometowns of the Titanic's passengers, showing class, geographic background, and fatalities.

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Visualization of the Week: Clustering your social graph

Visualization of the Week: Clustering your social graph

A Facebook app organizes your friends via shared interests and experiences.

This week's visualization clusters your Facebook friends based on shared education, location, occupation, and interests.

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Visualization of the Week: The U.S. Wind Map

Visualization of the Week: The U.S. Wind Map

Animated Van Gogh-like patterns reveal wind speed over a U.S. map.

This week's visualization comes from data artists Martin Wattenberg and Fernanda Viegas, who have created an "almost live" interactive wind map of the United States.

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Visualization of the Week: Anachronistic language in "Mad Men"

Visualization of the Week: Anachronistic language in "Mad Men"

A look at the historical accuracy of "Mad Men's" dialogue.

"Mad Men" is praised for its precise attention to historical visuals, but how does its dialogue stack up against text from the 1960s? Ben Schmidt's new visualization explores that question.

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Visualization of the Week: Visualizing Big History

Visualization of the Week: Visualizing Big History

ChronoZoom takes timelines to an entirely new level.

ChronoZoom is a tool for visualizing Big History, a field of study that combines multiple disciplines to examine events since the beginning of time.

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Visualization of the Week: Kids Count in Washington, D.C.

Visualization of the Week: Kids Count in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., parents have a new view of schools and other data related to child welfare.

This week's visualization, the result of a Data Without Borders Datadive, aggregates school performance, child care facilities and other factors relevant to child welfare in Washington, D.C.

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Visualization of the Week: Visualizing the Strata Conference

Visualization of the Week: Visualizing the Strata Conference

The Information Lab visualizes the Strata Conference's attendees.

This week's visualization comes from The Information Lab and shows who was at the Strata Conference, how far they traveled, and the data their companies produce.

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Visualization of the Week: Anachronistic language in "Downton Abbey"

Visualization of the Week: Anachronistic language in "Downton Abbey"

A look at the historical accuracy of "Downton Abbey's" language.

Ben Schmidt ran the script of the "Downton Abbey" season two finale through Google Ngrams to see how the show's language matches up with history.

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Visualization of the Week: Four ways to look at Obama's 2013 Budget

Visualization of the Week: Four ways to look at Obama's 2013 Budget

The New York Times visualizes Obama's proposed budget.

A New York Times visualization offers a compelling alternative to wading through pages of President Obama's 2013 budget.

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Visualization of the Week: Chasing storm chasers

Visualization of the Week: Chasing storm chasers

A visualization tracks the people who track big storms.

This week's visualization comes from Tim Dye, who has mapped the routes of storm chasers alongside the weather patterns they pursue.

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