Readers: Living for decades in Arizona has really thinned my blood. If it gets to be 60 degrees, I am freezing. I was born in Detroit and lived through some cold winters in the 1960s and 1970s, however, I never saw anything like we have seen this past week. Here is a great infographic from […]

Traffic to healthcare.gov, the federal health insurance exchange, has dropped off significantly since consumers began encountering problems with the site after it launched on Oct. 1.  The Chicago Tribune Graphics Department created this data visualization to show the effects of the slowdown through Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013. Developers of the troubled Obamacare website confirmed Thursday, […]

Source: Gizmodo, Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan, August 27, 2013 When the proverbial cow kicked over the proverbial lantern on a Tuesday night in 1871 Chicago, it set in motion an urban transformation that would see its hodgepodge of wooden buildings replaced with the Windy City we know today. Now, thanks to the data viz wizards at Esri […]