Readers: Some of you may be wondering why I am devoting my blog posts lately to the midterm election that just occurred. My reasoning for this is that I think some of the most creative data visualizations are created right before and after a major election cycle. Today, I am showcasing some charts that were […]

What Happened to Women in Computer Science Infographic A lot of computing pioneers — the people who programmed the first digital computers — were women. And for decades, the number of women studying computer science was growing faster than the number of men. However, in the mid-1980s, while the number of women entering medicine, law […]

Readers: My friend Chuck sent me this article on income inequality for my blog. I think it is an important and timely topic to discuss. Mona Chalabi (photo, right) published an article in The Guardian back in April.  She was responding to a question she received via her e-mail regarding “How would someone go about checking wage […]

New from Pop Chart, the Charted Collection of Contemporary Footwear is a handy cheat sheet for any shoe closet. Can’t tell the difference between a slingback espadrille wedge and a peep-toe ankle strap platform wedge? The prolific infographic design studio Pop Chart Lab has you covered. The Charted Collection of Contemporary Footwear is a handy, […]