Category Archives: Information visualization

Population Movement Within the United States

About a month ago The Info Monkey took a look at the sources of population growth in the United States in 2012 with the aid of an interactive map developed by the US Census Bureau. Recently the New York Times took … Continue reading

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A Bike Share Map

Originally posted on Tuned In To Cycling:
Over 700 cities around the world have implemented bike sharing systems that allow people to make use of public bikes for short trips within the city.  The motivation is to reduce air pollution, noise…

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Sources of Population Growth in the United States

In recent years the population of the United States has increased by approximately 0.7% each year.  Which areas of the United States experience this growth? Where does a local increase in population come from? Do the number of births outweigh the number of deaths? Do people move into the area? … Continue reading

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Changing Musical Tastes

Paraphrasing the philosopher Immanuel Kant, good data without a good infographic is blind, a good infographic without good data is empty. The Music Timeline is a multi-layered, interactive infographic developed by Research at Google that is beautifully designed to illustrate the popularity of … Continue reading

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Watch Cyber Attacks in Real Time

Norse is a company that monitors world-wide internet traffic, identifies and tracks high-risk IP addresses, and sells this information in the cyber-security market.  They also maintain a web page that lets you to watch cyber attacks all over the world in real time. … Continue reading

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Linking College Degrees and Occupations

Suppose you wanted to create an infographic that showed the occupations of people with a particular college degree.  One simple and clear way to do this is with a pie chart like the one to the right which shows the occupations … Continue reading

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Amazing Greenhouse Gas Simulation from NASA

Take a look at this amazing simulation of how carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide gases change in volume and move through the atmosphere over time. The swirling red/orange/yellow colors in the northern hemisphere represent carbon dioxide while the white/gray/black colors … Continue reading

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