Every year, I pick my favorite data visualization projects, which tend to cover a wide range of purposes but are typically for presentation. Here are my favorites for 2022.
There are things that make us happy. There are things where we find meaning in the everyday. What are the things that give us both?
These are the states that eat dinner the earliest and latest, along with everyone else in between.
This is a story about pizza, geometry, and making sure you get what you paid for.
In high school, we spend most of our days with friends and immediate family. But then we get jobs, start a family, retire, and there’s a shift in who we spend our days with.
Oftentimes what we’re doing isn’t so important as who we’re spending our time with.
It’s in the details of 100,000 moments. I analyzed the crowd-sourced corpus to see what brought the most smiles.
In celebration of their 100-year anniversary, the American Film Institute selected the 100 most memorable quotes from American cinema, and a few years ago, for kicks and giggles, I put the first ei…
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I think we can all benefit from knowing a little more about others these days. This is a glimpse of how different groups live.
Water Light Graffiti is an installation by Antonin Fourneau that lets you use water and light as your painting medium. The “Water Light Graffiti” is a surface made of thousands of LED i…
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