Readers: Today I am going to show you a fantastic choropleth map created by Matthew Bloch, Matthew Ericson and Tom Giratikanon from The New York Times. Their graph maps poverty in America. Now, before we look at the map, let’s discuss what a choropleth map is. Best regards, Michael Choropleth Map A choropleth map (Greek […]

Source: BETSY MASON, 11/20/2013, WIRED There is a temptation with any kind of data that has a geographical aspect to display it on a map. While maps are by far the best way to convey many of these data, sometimes they are not. This is one of those times. Even though data on migration between states […]

Immerse yourself in the past and present of a McDowell County, West Virginia. Video portraits, data visualizations, photography, soundscapes, community-generated content and grassroots mapping tell the story of this typical rural American community in a way that is bound to leave a lasting impression. Note: You may need to update your browser to Google Chrome. […]

Happy American Independence Day! I cannot think of a better way to honor those who have defended our great country than will a historical collection of American flags from our nation’s history. The national flag of the United States of America, often simply referred to as the American flag, consists of thirteen equal horizontal stripes of […]

I am currently finishing my MOOC course, Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization, taught by the Father of Infographics, Alberto Cairo. One of my classmates posted the link to this infographic YouTube video on the Wealth Inequality in America. Since it was posted in November (November 20th, 2012), I am unsure if they did it […]