ENTRIES TAGGED "visualization of the week"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.