Meanwhile, an economic case for the value of immigrants.
Mapping the distribution of higher education in America. Compare and contrast with the distribution of poverty:
Big data can solve big problems.
Data artist Jer Thorp on visualizing the world’s Twitter data to reveal hidden patterns in everything from media to how disease spreads.
In this excerpt from BBC’s The Joy of Stats, visualization maestro Hans Rosling traces in under 3 minutes the incredible progress of the “developing world” over the past half-century. Also see Rosling’s visualization of 200 countries over 200 years in four minutes.
Mapping LGBT rights in the American workplace.
New Pew study charts the explosive growth of American social media. Usage of Twitter alone is now at a 16%, having doubled since late 2010.
Your likelihood of dying various deaths.
Amazing visualization of global “brain drain” in science, inspired by abstract art.