Showing Human Stories Behind Data Points
Will Stahl-Timmins was struggling to visualize groups of people in a humanizing way. Then he heard Nadieh Bremer’s tips on data aggregation.
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An Incalculable Loss
“An Incalculable Loss” by The New York Times shows individual silhouettes, letting the reader scroll down the page to give a sense of what the first 100,000 people to die from COVID-19 would look like arranged in this way.
Beyond Numbers: How Ethical #Data_Visualization Tells the Human Story
If you fail to show the human behind the data, you risk telling an incomplete and misleading tale, devoid of crucial information.
Teaching Data Visualisation to Middle Schoolers in Jakarta
The class allowed students to see data as not just a result of gathering facts from the world, but as a tool to make meaning of reality.
Thinking about teaching data viz? DVS co-founders Amy Cesal and Amanda Makulec share their thoughts on developing an overview class.
Querying the Quantification of the Queer: A New Data Structure for Gender Spectra
As long as binary designations continue to be used, queer individuals will be misrepresented. Here’s a redesigned gender data structure.
Nightingale Is Turning Four! Here’s Why We’re Celebrating
Break out the champagne because Nightingale is celebrating our fourth birthday on July 15th! Here are some of our highlights from the past year.
Making Visual #Accessibility Part of Your Data Viz Practice
Data journalists Jaime Tanner and Johny Cassidy chat about the milestones and challenges they see in making data viz visually accessible.
Data Is Plural Visualization Challenge: Project Dialogism Novel Corpus
Ready to dig into a good book? This iteration of the Data Is Plural Visualization Challenge features the Project Dialogism Novel Corpus.
Dear Nightingale: Raveling Data
Just as textiles are laborious to create, they are laborious to pick apart. For this challenge, take time to ravel data meaningful to you.
Defying Chart #Design Rules for Clearer Data Insights
Sir David MacKay, a UK scientist, challenged conventional chart design and created a truly insightful #Data_Visualization about sustainable energy.
Weaving Data Viz Into Science and Engineering #Education
A Penn State course introduced STEM students to #Data_Visualization, teaching them design fundamentals and how to be supportive practitioners.
#Data_Visualization: A Subjective Lens on Reality
An analysis of three elements that influence data visualization and that render the underlying data to be more subjective than objective.
Taking Time Is an Effective Way To Process Large Numbers
A striking memorial to the victims of COVID-19 in the UK reveals a neglected temporal dimension of data visualisation.
Finding The Right Elements For an Award-Winning Dashboard
Lindsey Poulter won the World Data Viz Prize using a mix of dashboard features—including a shuffle button to randomize the view.
The Making of “The Growing Influence of the Warming Stripes”
Chesca Kirkland shows the process behind her visualisation—from Nightingale Issue 2—that explores the growing influence of the Warming Stripes.
Using Color to Interpret a Complex Network of Threatened Species
In a busy network diagram of threatened land mammals, different color treatments show how the animals’ habitats are geographically connected.
Touching Data: Conducting a Survey With Paper and Thread
To collect data on how students preferred to be graded, a professor ran a physicalization exercise that collected and visualised the results.
Visualizing Metal and Mayhem
Geared for modern day metal cover bands, this data viz project layers data from different sources to show which bands rock the #Charts.
Mapping Inequality Can Drive Social Impact
The practice of “opportunity mapping” shows hotspots of inequality, helping government officials and social justice groups know where to direct their efforts.
From the historical archive to the citizens: visualizing census data from Brill Street in 1922
Inspired by historical census data from a former industrial city in Luxembourg, three researchers ventured into a project to turn population records into a tactile, 3-dimensional, and interactive exhibit.
Recreating and Revising a Dashboard About Human Space Flight
A design exploration to improve a human space flight dashboard with a new layout and interactivity.