Best of the visualization webAt 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 January 2018. Visualisations & Infographics Includes static and interactive visualisation examples, infographics and galleries/collections of relevant imagery.
What a great guyJuly 8, 2014 It's that time of year again! Volume 6 is up for pre-order! Only difference this year is that we're using Kickstarter to fund the printing. We hope you'll be onboard.TalkingCockTalkingCock is still on its hiatus – but we’re back with a special series of reports just for National Day! How are you celebrating National Day? We’re sure that many atas types will be holding parties. But not the fried fishball and char bee hoon type like we all!Junk ChartsThis post is part 2 of an appreciation of the chart project by Google Newslab, advised by Alberto Cairo, on the gender and racial diversity of the newsroom. Part 1 can be read here. In the previous discussion, I left out the following scatter bubble plot. This plot is available in two versions, one for gender and one for race. The key question being asked is whether the leadership in the newsroom is more or less diverse than the rest of the staff.
Three Word Phrase, by Ryan PequinSurviving Orchard TowersWhere Florida has Disneyland, Paris the Eifel Tower and Japan the Para Para machines, Singapore has Orchard Towers. Think of it as our perennial winter wonderland, a vortex that just intoxicates you with the scent of vice, that you slowly find yourself faced with an addiction. They call it the ‘Four Floors of Whores’, Singapore’s dark underbelly situated just at the fringe of Singapore’s famed shopping district. This incidental hub of vice has been the silent playground for the lonely accidental tourist and curious young men.
Visual Business IntelligenceWe typically think of quantitative scales as linear, with equal quantities from one labeled value to the next. For example, a quantitative scale ranging from 0 to 1000 might be subdivided into equal intervals of 100 each. Linear scales seem natural to us. If we took a car trip of 1000 miles, we might imagine that distance as subdivided into ten 100 mile segments. It isn’t likely that we would imagine it subdivided into four logarithmic segments consisting of 1, 9, 90, and 900 mile intervals.Data UnderloadMost Common Occupation by Age As we get older, job options shift — along with experience, education, and wear on our bodies. Waiting For a Table A simulation to estimate how long until you are seated at a restaurant.