250 Years of Human Expansion Across the Planet

Amazing data visualization, commissioned by the Planet Under Pressure conference. This video illustrates the age of human influence over the Earth’s ecosystems known as the anthropocene.

Animació dels patrons de la migració a Noruega

S’han utilitzat les dades de declaracions d’impostos de 300.000 noruecs per visualitzar en aquesta animació els patrons migratoris del país escandinau.

Visualització d’una setmana de check-ins a Foursquare: cap als mil milions

El crecimiento de los periódicos en Estados Unidos: 1690 - 2011
 Este mapa interactivo de la Universidad de Stanford muestra más de 140.000 periódicos publicados a lo largo de tres siglos en Estados Unidos. Los datos proceden del proyecto “Chronicling America” de la Biblioteca ​del Congreso, que cuenta con un directorio actualizado regularmente de los periódicos.

El crecimiento de los periódicos en Estados Unidos: 1690 - 2011

Este mapa interactivo de la Universidad de Stanford muestra más de 140.000 periódicos publicados a lo largo de tres siglos en Estados Unidos. Los datos proceden del proyecto “Chronicling America” de la Biblioteca ​del Congreso, que cuenta con un directorio actualizado regularmente de los periódicos.

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Matthew Ericson’s slides from his presentation on how the NY Times graphics department uses maps to explain the news and help readers better understand what’s happening in the world around them.




A must read for all aspring data-journalists.

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Provide Context. Reveal Patterns. Describe Processes. Explain the Geography - Mapping the News

Smart Content. Engaging Form. Clear Presentation - 3 Keys to Mapping the News

Matthew Ericson’s slides from his presentation on how the NY Times graphics department uses maps to explain the news and help readers better understand what’s happening in the world around them.

Sketch with Data - Mapping the News

Data + Story > Data - You've got Expertise. Share it with your Users

The Information is What's Important - Design to get the Interface out of the way

Give a Voice to Data - Mapping the News

A must read for all aspring data-journalists.

The power of social media during Japan’s earthquake

Videos showing Twitter activity and personal messages during Japan Earthquake


This video displays worldwide retweets of Tweets originating in Japan for one hour after the earthquake. Senders’ original Tweets are shown in red; Tweets retweeted by their followers in the hour after the event are displayed in green.

This video shows the volume of @replies traveling into and out of Japan in a one-hour period just before and then after the earthquake. Replies directed to users in Japan are shown in pink; messages directed at others from Japan are shown in yellow.

Credits: http://blog.twitter.com/2011/06/global-pulse.html

Ghost Counties
Interactive portrait of America by visualizing the 2010 census data
by Jan Willem Tulp

Ghost Counties

Interactive portrait of America by visualizing the 2010 census data

by Jan Willem Tulp

The Wall Street Journal Data Visualization: A week on Foursquare
They have collected every check-in on location-sharing service for a week at Foursquare’s home base of New York City and at the U.S. technology capital, San Francisco.

The Wall Street Journal Data Visualization: A week on Foursquare

They have collected every check-in on location-sharing service for a week at Foursquare’s home base of New York City and at the U.S. technology capital, San Francisco.