October 9th | The Color of Debt

ProPublica has created an interesting interactive visualization showing the black neighborhoods in St. Louis, Chicago and Newark hit hardest by debt collection lawsuits. The interactive shows choropleth maps of each […]

October 9th | U.S. Gun Deaths by Population

Gun ownership is back in the news again this week. In response to yet more mass shootings in the U.S. I’ve seen a number of maps showing the locations of […]

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100 Years of Earthquakes in 3D

The Quake Map visualizes over 10,000 earthquakes from 1900 to July 2015 on a 3d globe. The application allows you to explore over one hundred years of seismic events with […]

The Crap is Back on the Map

This week San Francisco’s crap is back on the map, with a new animated visualization of human waste found on the streets of the Californian city. One of my all […]

The Beer Voronoi Map

Voronoi maps seem to be all the rage this week. On Tuesday we were treated to the¬†Soccer Voronoi Map now the Washington Post brings us the Beer Voronoi Map. The […]

Mapping English Deprivation

Last week the UK government released the 2015 Indices of Deprivation for England. The indices provide information on the relative rates of deprivation and help to identify the most deprived […]

Mapping Smoke Alarms

Enigma has used data from the American Housing Survey to develop a risk model that reveals the characteristics of households without working smoke alarms. This model helps them to identify […]

24 Hours of Worldwide Air-Flight

LuciadRIA 3D’s Air Traffic Analysis map is a very impressive animated map of 24 hours worth of global air-traffic. The application allows you to watch planes flying around the globe […]

Introducing the Accelerated Mobile Pages Project, for a faster, open mobile web

Smartphones and tablets have revolutionized the way we access information, and today people consume a tremendous amount of news on their phones. Publishers around the world use the mobile web […]

Where Was East Germany?

This week Germany celebrated the 25th anniversary of reunification. The Berliner Morgenpost wondered if its readers could still remember where the border was between East and West Germany. It therefore […]