(Photo Above) W.E.B. Du Bois at the 1900 Paris Exposition. (Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers/Library of Congress)   Data visualization techniques continue to provide popular tools for everyone from journalists, researchers and corporations to provide a better way to view often dense data and explain complex data in a more actionable way. However, as […]

Readers: My friend, Chuck, shared the above graphic with me and I thought I would share it with the Data Visualization community to get your thoughts. I will give mine at the end of this post after providing background on this infographic. This infographic was originally published in the Community Impact Newspaper for Williamson County, […]

The old adage “You get what you pay for” applies in most situations. Apparently not in the NFL. With the 2014 season in the books, SI.com compiled a list of the 25 highest-paid quarterbacks in terms of yearly average salary (data via Spotrac.com) and charted how they fared, as measured by wins. Some of the […]

NPR has written a lot about how income has changed (or not) for the rich, middle class and poor in the U.S. In the past, however, they have written much less about what the rich, middle class and poor actually do for work. To remedy that, NPR made this graph. It shows the 10 most popular jobs in […]

Readers: In the past, I have encouraged you to submit your data visualizations on subjects that are important to you as well as would provide awareness to the rest of us. Anna Kukelhaus Dynan, from The National Geographic Society, sent me an important graphic that National Geographic magazine has put together. It is a very insightful […]

Readers: Here is another blog post from Charles Apple’s blog about a great graphic about Godzilla created by Adolfo Arranz. With the movie now in theatres and throngs going to see it, I thought I would share Charle’s comments and Adolfo’s graphic. Enjoy! Michael Adolfo Arranz and Godzilla Adolfo Arranz built a really cool graphic […]