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Comparison of Biden infrastructure plan and updated bipartisan plan

Aatish Bhatia and Quoctrung Bui for NYT’s The Upshot made the comparison using a circular Voronoi treemap….

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✚ Visualization Tools and Learning Resources, July 2021 Roundup

Welcome to issue #150 of The Process, the newsletter for FlowingData members about how the charts get…

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Counting Happiness and Where it Comes From

Researchers asked 10,000 participants to list ten things that recently made them happy. I counted and connected…

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An AI chatbot to talk to the dead

Joshua Barbeau fed an AI chatbot with old texts from his fiancee who had died years before,…

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How time use changed in 2020

Ben Casselman and Ella Koeze for The New York Times compared time use in 2020 against time…

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Rate of change in Covid-19 cases

We’re all familiar with the Covid-19 line charts that show cases over time, which highlights absolute counts….

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Olympic medal tracker

The Bloomberg medal tracker is fun to look at. I think the graphics desk was instructed to…

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Calculating swim speeds

The New York Times charted speed ranks during the women’s 4×100 freestyle relay. My favorite part is…

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New Olympic sports explained

The 2020 Summer Olympics are here, so ’tis the season for experimental visual explainers. The Washington Post…

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Weather Strip, an app that shows the forecast as a time series

Weather Strip is a new weather app by visualization researcher Robin Stewart. It shows the week’s forecast…

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