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A World of Terror: the Impact of Terror in the World

August 28, 2014
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A World of Terror: the Impact of Terror in the World

A World of Terror [periscopic.com] by Periscopic shows the reach, frequency and impact of about 25 terrorism groups around the world. The visualization exists of 25 smartly organized pixel plots that are displayed as ordered small multiples. Ranging ...

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Light entertainment: a splash of colors just in time for Labor Day frolicks

August 28, 2014
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Light entertainment: a splash of colors just in time for Labor Day frolicks

Via Dean Eckles on Twitter. We have this from Vox: Have a great Labor Day! And thanks for keeping this blog alive.

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People are happier in some parts of the country as Labor Day nears

August 27, 2014
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People are happier in some parts of the country as Labor Day nears

An anonymous reader sent in a Type V critique of the following map of July unemployment rates by state. The map was published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), and used in a recent article in Vox. Matt @...

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Metrico: a Puzzle Action Game based on Infographics

August 27, 2014
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Metrico: a Puzzle Action Game based on Infographics

Metrico [metrico-game.com], designed by Dutch game design studio Digital Dreams, is a recently released video game for the Playstation Vita. Described as an "atmospheric puzzle action game with a mindset of its own", it's visual style has been com...

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The Many Factors Influencing Breast Cancer Incidence

August 25, 2014
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The Many Factors Influencing Breast Cancer Incidence

A Model of Breast Cancer Causation [cabreastcancer.org], designed by 'do good with data' visualization studio Periscopic illustrates many of the factors that can lead to breast cancer and how they may interact with others. The interactive circos gra...

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How we Sleep (and How we Awake after an Earthquake)

August 25, 2014
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How we Sleep (and How we Awake after an Earthquake)

Since we already know in what angle people put their face when taking a selfie in different cities, we now also know how they sleep differently: Which Cities Get the Most Sleep? [wsj.com] by interactive graphics editor Stuart A. Thompson of the Wall S...

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The Feltron Annual Report of 2013 on Communication

August 21, 2014
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The Feltron Annual Report of 2013 on Communication

Each year, Nicholas Felton releases an personal year report, and the one of 2013 [feltron.com] was just released. These reports always stand out because of the immense sense of data-centric detail, and an always original infographic style. This year...

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Mind your Qs

August 20, 2014
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Mind your Qs

Rescheduling Notice: I have been informed by the organizers that the Meetup tonight has to be rescheduled due to an unexpected problem with the venue. When a new date is set, I will let you know. *** Since I am...

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US Domestic Migration Charted as Ordered Stacked Area Graphs

August 18, 2014
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US Domestic Migration Charted as Ordered Stacked Area Graphs

The interactive infographic Where We Came From, State by State [nytimes.com] by Gregor Aisch, Robert Gebeloff and Kevin Quely reveals how US citizens have moved between different US states since the year 1900. The migration data is based on Census d...

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Dataviz worth your time

August 15, 2014
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Dataviz worth your time

The New York Times Upshot team came up with a dataviz that is worth your time. This is a set of maps that gives a perspective on migration patterns within the US. The metric being portrayed is the birthplace of...

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