By TRUTHstudio, May 21

Wouldn’t it be great if we could see the whole US economy – and its environmental and human health impacts – all at once? Enter Economy Map, a visual exploration of where and how we create demand, across all 480 sectors of a complex, interlinked economy.

 
By Maywa Montenegro, May 11

For all its well-deserved prominence, the Human Development Index, a composite of other indexes, has never been an easy number to grasp. Putting form to function, the MIT Media Lab offers a visual solution, where clarity meets nuance in the familiar guise of a tree.

 
By Maywa Montenegro, May 10

The information aesthete sat down with us to discuss "Gödel, Escher, Bach," getting physical with data viz, and the excitement of doing design "the wrong way."

 
By SocialFlow, May 9

A full hour before the formal announcement of Bin-Laden’s death, Keith Urbahn posted his speculation to Twitter. Little did he know that this Tweet would trigger an avalanche of reactions, Retweets and conversations — all visualized here, in infinitely zoomable splendor.

 
By Maywa Montenegro, May 8

In a republic where political dissent has long been quashed, new voters were young, disenchanted, and digitally connected. This dashboard gives us a fascinating slipstream of election memes visualized in real-time.
 

 
By Maywa Montenegro, May 4

The cancer question — how genes and environment interact to make cells go malignant — continues to perplex the best of us. With its vast database, this visualization engine looks for answers in patterns of disease across the US.

 
By Maywa Montenegro, Apr 26
The visualization tag-team sat down with us to discuss the beauty of trial and error, melding print and web, and the risks of losing meaning in the data-driven era.
 
By Maywa Montenegro, Apr 22

At a time when photographs of the fallen are being suppressed, data-viz journalism is emerging as a new medium for visualizing the costs of war. To witness: this sobering graphic, based on the WikiLeaks Iraq Logs.