Effective Visualizations of Information on Pandemic, Climate, Happiness, Travel Time — DataViz WeeklyJuly 30th, 2021 by AnyChart Team
Data becomes easier to perceive and draw insights from when it is properly represented in charts and maps. For everyone interested to check out how information visualization works, we continue our regular feature DataViz Weekly curating the best new examples of effective graphics. Here are our latest picks:
- COVID-19 case acceleration rates — STAT
- Climate change risks across Germany — Vislab
- What makes people happy the most — Nathan Yau
- Driving time to Paris from across France — Nicolas Lambert
To make the article especially thrilling for you to read and learn from, I decided to showcase a practical application of a line chart to real-world data. The month of June was celebrated as Pride Month, and I thought it would be great to see how attitudes toward LGBT people have changed over the recent years. Then I found interesting public opinion data from the General Social Survey (GSS), a project of the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago, which appeared to be a good fit, and took part of it to visualize in this guide.
So, follow along with the tutorial and you will also be able to explore the shifts in acceptance of same-sex relationships in the United States over the last two decades! We will create a single-series JS line chart first, representing the general trend, and then a multi-series JS line chart to visualize a breakdown by age group.
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Look at some of the most interesting data visualizations we have come across out there over the last few days! The following projects are deservedly featured in DataViz Weekly this time:
- Falling spin rates in American baseball after a crackdown on sticky substances — The Upshot
- Gender diversity in Italian street names — EDJNet
- Shifts in the COVID-19 vaccination pace worldwide since January 2021 — Reuters
- Vaccination equity in America — CDC
You asked, and we listened. We have continued to work on plans to deliver an unprecedented experience with Waterfall Charts in Qlik Sense. And we are pleased to announce that several new valuable features are now there to improve the way you explore not only a by-category but also a by-subcategory breakdown of metrics!
Read below to see what’s new in our Stacked Waterfall Chart for Qlik Sense — just upgraded with the July release of the AnyChart Qlik Extension — and give it a try without delay!
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Are you ready for another set of amazing data graphics? It’s Friday, so DataViz Weekly is here to let you know about four great new visualization works worth checking out right now!
- 15-minute cities in Germany and worldwide — Chris and Nils from Gießen
- Daily temperatures in Tokyo since 1964 (and what to expect at the Olympics) — Reuters
- Average colors of countries, as well as U.S. states and counties — Erin Davis
- Euro 2020 and Copa América 2021 playoffs visualized in triangles — Krisztina Szűcs
A step-by-step tutorial showing how to create an interactive JS Flow Map. Illustrated by visualizing data on migration to the US.
In these difficult times of the pandemic, there is a lot of confusion and concern about the immigration status of people around the globe. I decided to take a look at the immigration data of the US which has more migrants than any other country in the world. Here, I explore where these immigrants come from and represent the top 15 countries that contributed the highest number of migrants to the US in the year 2019.
A flow map seems the perfect way to showcase the inflow of migrants into the United States from various countries. Before going further, let me give you a brief idea about a flow map and its uses.
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Graphical representation makes data easier to understand and interpret. The DataViz Weekly series on our blog aims to highlight the most vivid examples of clever data visualization in action so you can better realize how it can work or simply have fun exploring new stunning charts and maps.
Today on DataViz Weekly:
- European arms in the bombing of Yemen — Forensic Architecture, Yemeni Archive, ECCHR, and Bellingcat
- All scorelines and goals from the UEFA Euro 2020 group stage — Krist Wongsuphasawat
- Racial residential segregation in the United States — The Othering and Belonging Institute at UC Berkeley
- NYC Democratic mayoral primary vote results — Bloomberg
In this tutorial, we will be visualizing data about the global market share of the top online music streaming platforms. It is a good example of information that can be nicely represented in a donut chart.
To make sure we are on the same page, let’s first see what a donut chart is and then get down to charting straight away!
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The extreme heat that has gripped the Western United States this summer basically aligns with scientists’ expectations for climate change. On top of that, as all the more scorchers are likely coming up, the year 2021 may well be remembered as a relatively cool one.
For this new edition of DataViz Weekly, we’ve curated a set of recent visualizations shedding light on the essence and context of the record-breaking heat and drought in the U.S. West. Take a look!
- Heat dome and temperature extremes in the West — The Washington Post
- Heat in the Pacific Northwest since 1979 — The Upshot
- Drought conditions in the West since 2000 — The New York Times
- Southwestern droughts since 800 CE (as shown by tree tings) — The Guardian