Following sixteen days of thrilling, action-packed competition, the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics officially came to an end on Sunday, February 20. Norway finished at the top of the leaderboard, with 16 gold and 37 total medals won by its athletes at the Games.
During the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics that took place just six months before, we published a special edition of DataViz Weekly looking at four awesome medal trackers produced by The New York Times’s The Upshot, Bloomberg, Axios, and FiveThirtyEight. These interactive data visualization projects were brought back for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. So now, we invite all lovers of charts and sports to look at their newest editions. They offer a frictionless way to explore medal counts and country standings after the Games with the help of stunning visualizations.
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Eager to see some great visualizations? We’re here to tell you about four new data stories that are definitely worth checking out! See which projects made it to this DataViz Weekly and read on.
- Bubble tea versions in a visual breakdown — Taiwan Data Stories
- Age of democracies worldwide — Our World in Data
- Women in news headlines — The Pudding
- Redlining’s lasting legacy — FiveThirtyEight
It’s Friday, time to recall the most awesome data visualizations of all that have caught our attention over the past week. So everyone, welcome to DataViz Weekly!
- Decline of English on Spotify — The Economist
- English Premier League contenders for the Champions League qualification — The Athletic
- Carbon footprint of food — Der Tagesspiegel
- Air temperature change in every U.S. county — The Guardian
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Are you sure you have seen all the best new charts and maps? Let’s see. Check out our new DataViz Weekly roundup and make sure you have not missed these four fascinating data visualization projects!
- Accuracy of Punxsutawney Phil’s and other animal meteorologists’ weather predictions — FiveThirtyEight
- The coldest day of the year across the United States — NOAA NCEI
- Tom Brady’s stellar career in American Football — The Upshot
- Budapest street names — ATLO
Here, I will be visualizing data on COVID-19 threat perceptions in the United States during the first six months of the pandemic, by political affiliation. So you will also be able to explore the divergence in those attitudes between Democrats and Republicans. The data originates from the article “COVID-19 and vaccine hesitancy: A longitudinal study” published in the Plos One journal.
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