Viz Review: Freedom of the Press

Viz Review: Freedom of the Press

One of our favorite segments of Viz Review (watch the week 2 recording here) is the live demo. The live demo is an idea Eva came up with towards the end of last year as a way for us to show how you can build something quickly that communicates well. We time box this...
Week 1: NHL Attendance

Week 1: NHL Attendance

Original visualization | Data set on data.world | Viz Review Webinar At the start of the year we announced that the weekly recaps will now focus only on our favorites. While we feel the lessons we’ve been sharing the past two years are valuable, we noticed we...
Week 51: London Bus Safety Performance

Week 51: London Bus Safety Performance

Original visualization | Data set on data.world | Viz Review Webinar There was a bit of a personal reason for picking week 51’s data set. I was hit by a TfL bus back in September. I went straight to the data to see what I could find about the route (easy) and...
Speed Vizzing: Diversity in Tech

Speed Vizzing: Diversity in Tech

At the end of Viz Review, we do our best to make time for a quick demo and different take on the data set for that week. During Viz Review, we gave feedback to Steve Gesuale on this viz of his about diversity in tech.     A view asked how to build this type of chart,...
Week 39: Visualizing Equality

Week 39: Visualizing Equality

Original visualization | Data set on data.world | Viz Review Webinar A message of thanks from Equal Measures 2030 for the impact you all have made: EM2030 is all about making data more compelling, accessible and available to gender equality champions and through their...
Week 37: Paying the President

Week 37: Paying the President

Original visualization | Data set on data.world | Viz Review Webinar Another plea deal this week, more Trump controversy. Seemed like a good time to look at money spent at Trump properties during the presidential campaign and since Trump became President. This week we...
Week 33: Anthony Bourdain’s Travels

Week 33: Anthony Bourdain’s Travels

Original visualization | Data set on data.world | Viz Review Webinar For week 33, we look at the episodes of all of Anthony Bourdain’s TV shows. I need to start with two thank yous: Christine Zhang for creating the data and creating the viz to makeover. Ann...
Week 31: Big Mac Index

Week 31: Big Mac Index

Week 31 was a collaboration with The Economist and if this data set looks familiar to you, that’s because it was used for Iron Viz Europe earlier this summer. Thank you to Andy Cotgreave for coming up with the idea for this collaboration and his support to see...
Week 27: Rat Sightings in New York City

Week 27: Rat Sightings in New York City

Week 26 was about bike hires in London, this week was about rats in New York City. They may seem like completely opposite topics, but the data is remarkably similar. I intentionally chose this data set because I was curious to see how different the visuals would be...
Week 23: U.K. Gender Pay Gap

Week 23: U.K. Gender Pay Gap

This week’s Makeover Monday topic came about when Tom Brown introduced me to Aisling Roberts, author of the article Gender Pay Gap Reporting 2018 – What Difference Could it Make? Aisling pointed me to a dataset on gov.uk that contains all companies in the...
Week 19: Toughest Sport by Skill

Week 19: Toughest Sport by Skill

Sports data…Eva’s favorite! I like giving her challenges, kind of my way to drive her nuts and question why she does this project with me. I see it as a growth opportunity. This week’s data set of rankings of the toughest sport by a “panel of...
Week 17: Ecological Footprint per Capita

Week 17: Ecological Footprint per Capita

Week 17 was a collaboration with Global Footprint Network to celebrate Earth Day and bring attention to how Earth’s resources are being used around the world. Mikel Evan, Research Analyst at Global Footprint Network, has been following along all week including...
Week 15: Arctic Sea Ice Extent

Week 15: Arctic Sea Ice Extent

Let me start by admitting up front that I was pretty disconnected this week. I was on holiday in Rome with my family and wanted to focus on my time there as I don’t know if I’ll ever go back. If you haven’t been, go! It’s amazing! There’s...