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.

By eLocal USA, Jul 5

Most of us get that buying locally is good practice, but few people understand the complex relationship between buying habits and the effects they can have on both our own localities and the world as a whole. This visualization traces the journey from production to community levels.

By janwillem.tulp, Jul 1

We were thrilled to see so much great work and take part in the dialogue about data visualization and creative coding this week at Eyeo. As a recap, we've asked Jan Willem Tulp, winner of the Eyeo Visualization Challenge, to write up his highlights from the festival.

By Maywa Montenegro, Jun 29
To celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the inimitable Wikipedia, WikiSym and the Wikimedia Foundation are looking for visualizations of how Wikipedia has changed the world through its content, culture, and open collaboration model. is thrilled to be a Knowledge Partner for this challenge.
By Maywa Montenegro, Jun 28

This week we catch up with Enrico Bertini, the computer scientist with a penchant for big data, blogging, and helping both scientists and ordinary folks become masters of visualization.