By mhkeller, Aug 30

How does our sex, race and ethnicity affect our health, now and later? What does the financial picture look like for retirees? Michael Keller, a multi-media journalist, joins us to discuss his new project that addresses these questions, and to place it in relation to other visualization work.

By Nick Diakopoulos, Aug 25

While visualization is an excellent tool for discovery and analysis, it is also a powerful medium for communication. The best information graphics tell a story, engage and convince their readers, invite them to make a personal connection to the data, and help them tell stories of their own.

By Edward Lee, Aug 19

Enter NBC News' Education Nation challenge to visualize the future benefits of reducing the dropout rate now. The winning infographic will be showcased at the Education Nation Summit 2011.

By Edward Lee, Aug 12

We sit down with Wes Grubbs, founder of Pitch Interactive, to talk about his data visualization work and current trends in the field.

By Edward Lee, Aug 8
We partnered with UN Global Pulse to understand how people around the world dealt with the global economic crisis. Congratulations to Elena Paunova, whose challenge entry allows you to elegantly explore the triumphs and challenges of vulnerable populations. Shoutout to Andy Kirk for receiving an Honorable Mention.
By Edward Lee, Aug 3 is going global with the Visualizing Marathon 2011, a series of 24-hour student data visualization competitions. Register now for events in Sydney, São Paulo, New York, London or Berlin!

By Maywa Montenegro, Jul 14

Six years into Europe's grand experiment with carbon trading, its success has been difficult to gauge. A lucid visualization from the British non-profit Sandbag sheds light on the unwieldy world of carbon trading.

By Maywa Montenegro, Jul 11

Enter the UN Global Pulse Challenge and visualize how vulnerable people across the planet – in their own words – cope with economic crisis.