The Best of Nathan Yau
10 most popular Nathan Yau articles, as voted by our community.
Nathan Yau on Data Visualization
Best Data Visualization Projects of 2022
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.
Happiness and Meaning in What We Do
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?
Nathan Yau on Math
Pizza Exchange Rate
This is a story about pizza, geometry, and making sure you get what you paid for.
Nathan Yau on Relationships
Who We Spend Time with as We Get Older
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.
How Much Time We Spend Alone and With Others
Oftentimes what we’re doing isn’t so important as who we’re spending our time with.
These are some all-time favorites with Refind users.
What Makes People the Most Happy
It’s in the details of 100,000 moments. I analyzed the crowd-sourced corpus to see what brought the most smiles.
Famous Movie Quotes as Charts
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…
The Demographics of Others
I think we can all benefit from knowing a little more about others these days. This is a glimpse of how different groups live.
Visualize This: The FlowingData Guide to Design, Visualization, and Statist
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Water Light Graffiti
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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