At the end of each month I pull together a collection of links to some of the most relevant, interesting or thought-provoking web content I've come across during the previous month. Here's the latest collection from November 2018.
Visualisations & Infographics
Covering latest visualisation, infographic or other related design works.
CNN | 'Predictions of the 2018 election results'
Deniz Cem Önduygu | 'Summary of the history of (Western) philosophy showing the positive/negative connections between some of the key ideas/arguments of the philosophers'
FT | 'Is Manhattan on the edge of a prime housing precipice?'
The Pudding | 'Human Terrain: Visualizing the World's Population, in 3D'
New York Times | 'Hurricane Michael: One Mile of Devastation in Florida'
Twitter | 'Cut-out infographic to be aware of childhood malnutrition tragedy.'
New York Times | 'A map of every building in America'
Flowing Data | 'Ask the Question, Visualize the Answer'
C82 | 'Æsop Blooms: Reimagining classic fables as colorful bouquets'
Washington Post | 'Which state legislatures might go blue this fall?'
Accurat | 'Building Hopes: An experimental AR app to explore our hopes as individuals and society'
Estadao | 'Bolsonaro wins in 97% of the richest cities and Haddad in 98% of the poor' [Translated]
Flows and Tolls | 'International trade flows have always fascinated people. The global exchange of goods enables prosperity and growth perspectives... With this website we would like to create a comprehensive range of information on international trade'
Baseball Savant | 'Pitcher Visualization Report (player selected = Justin Verlander)'
The Upshot | 'Detailed Maps Show How Neighborhoods Shape Children for Life'
Data Vista | Minimalist wallpaper-like data portrayals of a wide-range of different topics
Vimeo | 'Lisbon’s slow traffic areas'
Flowing Data | 'Growth of Subreddits: Looking at “what the internet has been talking about” for the past 12 years.'
Washington Post | 'Think you’ll know who won on election night? Not so fast …'
designboom | 'oddviz creates virtual installations made of photogrammetric inventory of street objects'
SFMOMA | 'Each visualization is of one individual's interactions with Send Me SFMOMA over the course of a wee'
Flowing Data | 'Shifting Causes of Death: Here is how causes changed over the years, across sex and age group.'
Washington Post | 'Borderline: Navigating the invisible boundary and physical barriers that define the U.S.-Mexico border'
SCMP | 'Why the world’s flight paths are such a mess'
National Geographic | 'Scary, Squishy, Brainless, Beautiful: Inside the World of Jellyfish'
These are references to written articles, discourse or interviews about visualisation.
Esri | 'Misconceptions: Some Common Geographic Mental Misplacements...'
FT | 'How data analysis helps football clubs make better signings'
EagerEyes | Robert's typically great annual write-up of the main themes to emerge from the IEEE VIS conference, this is part 1...
EagerEyes | ...part 2...
EagerEyes | ...and the final part 3.
Medium | 'Peeling back the curtain: How the Economist is opening the data behind our reporting'
VizWiz | 'As this is my 1000th blog post, I wanted to write about Tableau Public and what it means to me.'
Climate Lab Book | 'The end of the rainbow: An open letter to the climate science community'
Open News | 'The Value of Human Text Analysis: Q&A with Alvin Chang'
Learning & Development
These links cover presentations, tutorials, podcasts, academic papers, case-studies, how-tos etc.
CU VisuaLab | Paper: 'Where's My Data? Evaluating Visualizations with Missing Data' by Hayeong Song & Danielle Albers Szafir
IPUMS | 'IPUMS provides census and survey data from around the world integrated across time and space... Data and services available free of charge.'
Lisa Charlotte Rost | 'One Chart, Nine Tools – Revisited'
Google Docs | 'Science Visualization Resources: An evolving sheet of selected organizations, conferences, videos and readings [for those] interested in learning more about scientific visualization'
Charles Perin | New Paper: 'State of the art of sports data visualization'
Microsoft | New Paper: 'Visualizing Ranges over Time on Mobile Phones: A Task-Based Crowdsourced Evaluation' by Matthew Brehmer, Bongshin Lee, Petra Isenberg, and Eun Kyoung Choe
Scientific American | 'Visualizing Science: Illustration and Beyond'
Voilà | 'Redesigning an important graph about a carbon tax'
Includes announcements within the field, such as new sites or resources, new book titles and other notable developments.
Medium | 'Data journalism at The Economist gets a home of its own in print'
DIVE | 'DIVE: Turn your data into stories without writing code. Our system integrates semi-automated visualization and statistical analysis features into a unified workflow.'
Depict Data Studio | 'Introducing Depict Data Studio'
Modal | 'Modal is a research tool for annotating complex structures in texts'
datylon | 'From insights to compelling data stories: Finally, advanced data visualization right within Adobe Illustrator'
RStudio | 'As part our series on new features in the RStudio v1.2 Preview Release, we’re pleased to announce the r2d3 package, a suite of tools for using custom D3 visualizations with R.'
McKinsey | 'Analytics translator: The new must-have role'
Any other items that may or may not be directly linked to data visualisation but might have a data, technology or visual theme.
Twitter | Interesting thread...'can you think of any maps for which the "making-visible" of a particular subject ultimately rendered that subject vulnerable or brought harm upon them?'