" When Martin Krzywinski took a systems administrator job at Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Center, he didn’t plan on becoming a pioneer of 21st century biological data visualization. In fact, he didn’t even have a biology background: He’d done his graduate studies in physics and math. But it was the late 1990s, and he could handle a computer. "
"This filterable gallery of examples for D3.js is an alternative to the official wiki gallery. Filtering makes it easier to search by author, visualization type and so on. You can also share the url to a filtered result gallery."
A lot of people were interested in comparing the US counties to European metropolitan areas. I’ve graphed the results for four here. The method is unchanged, but the data source is different. Note that these cities are notably less gridded than the largest US cities.
" I recently produced a map entitled “Population Lines”, which shows population density by latitude. The aim was to achieve a simple and fresh perspective on these well-known data. I have labelled a few key cities for orientation purposes but I’ve left off most of the conventional cartographical adornments. I am really pleased with the end result not least because it resembles Joy Division’s iconic Unknown Pleasures album cover, which in itself is a great example of data visualisation as art. "
Visualization of the interplay between sustainability and human development across the world.
"Worldshapin helps to study the interdependence of Health, Carbon footprint, Workplace equality, Living standard, Population and Education across the world through the last three decades. It also compares countries with the world, continents and other countries on the mentioned indicators, helping to understand how these factors accelerate or decelerate a country and the world in accordance with the time."