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 September 2018.
Visualisations & Infographics
Covering latest visualisation, infographic or other related design works.
Vox | 'Every time Ford and Kavanaugh dodged a question, in one chart'
Reuters | 'Notes from the 2008 financial crisis'
The Guardian | 'Seven endangered species that could (almost) fit in a single train carriage'
Mike Maieli | 'Billboard's #1 Songs of 2017'
jwasilgeo | 'Earth at Night'
Data Viz Today | 'The Women of Data Viz'
MeTooMentum | 'Can social media become a vehicle to foster social change? MeToomentum addresses this question by dissecting the popular Twitter social Movement #MeToo'
Bloomberg | '250 Trillion in Debt: the World’s Post-Lehman Legacy'
Flowing Data | 'Cuisine Ingredients: Looking for the ingredients that make food taste different around the world'
WSJ | 'Gen Z Is Coming to Your Office. Get Ready to Adapt.'
Washington Post | 'In 649 days, President Trump has made 6,420 false or misleading claims'
New York Times | 'How Connected Is Your Community to Everywhere Else in America?'
National Geographic | 'How trees secretly talk to each other in the forest'
FT | 'Story of a House'
Behance | 'Visual analysis of the epistolary relationship between Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels'
National Geographic | 'More Animals Becoming Night Owls, Thanks to Humans'
Studio Kuijpers | 'The Kuijpers family tree'
MyEU | 'What has the EU done for your area?'
Perceiving | 'Daily Minimum temperatures in Sydney'
Washington Post | 'An issue of alternative storytelling'
FT | 'Ronaldo: Why Juventus gambled €100m on a future payday'
Infogram | 'The holy grail'
The Pudding | 'The Celebrity Billboard Project'
Bloomberg | 'The Jobs Numbers: Who’s Hiring in America—and Who’s Not'
Our World in Data | 'The map we need if we want to think about how global living conditions are changing'
These are references to written articles, discourse or interviews about visualisation.
Evergreen Data | 'Graph Text Should Be Horizontal'
Flourish | 'How to choose the right visualization for your data'
Learning & Development
These links cover presentations, tutorials, podcasts, academic papers, case-studies, how-tos etc.
Clever Franke | A process narrative of their annual 'Weather Chart' project
experCeption | Steve Franconeri's 'Data visualization 'chart chooser' quick-reference guide. '
Wired | 'How the Weather Channel made that insane storm surge animation'
Includes announcements within the field, such as new sites or resources, new book titles and other notable developments.
Microsoft | 'Bringing AI to Excel—4 new features announced today at Ignite'
Ordnance Survey | 'Discover more with new OS Maps 3D feature'
Medium | 'How We Made Morph'
Google | 'Making it easier to discover datasets'
Morph | 'Make Art with Data: Morph is a free & open-source tool for creating designs, animations or interactive visualizations from data'
Amazon | New Book: 'Observe, Collect, Draw!: A Visual Journal Diary' by Giorgia Lupi, Stefanie Posavec
Any other items that may or may not be directly linked to data visualisation but might have a data, technology or visual theme.
The Guardian | 'UK’s worst-selling map: The empty landscape charted by OS440'
Twitter | 'Last page of a fantastic 10-years-after-the-crisis NYT supplement.'
The Guardian | 'Ebb and flow: Britain's tidal coastline – in pictures'