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Visualizing Information on Coronavirus, MiLB Teams, and Providence Buildings — DataViz Weekly

February 19th, 2021 by AnyChart Team

Visualizing information on the coronavirus, MiLB teams and Providence buildings, in a new DataViz Weekly roundupFor us humans, data is usually easier to explore and analyze when it’s properly visualized. If you are looking for some good examples, you’ve come to the right place at the right time! DataViz Weekly is here to let you know about new great information visualizations.

Today on DataViz Weekly:

  • Coronavirus vaccination pace, goals, and challenge — The Washington Post
  • Coronavirus mutations and variants — The New York Times
  • Distance to the nearest MiLB team in 2021 — Axios
  • Age of buildings in Providence, RI — Chris Sarli

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Interesting Data Visualization Projects to Look at and Learn from — DataViz Weekly

February 12th, 2021 by AnyChart Team

Interesting Data Visualization Projects to Look at and Learn from | DataViz WeeklyNumbers have an important story to tell. They rely on you to give them a clear and convincing voice,” Stephen Few once said. That actually is the purpose of data visualization. On DataViz Weekly, we show you how this works in reality. Welcome to our new roundup of the most interesting data visualization projects we’ve recently found!

  • Comparing live and studio versions of songs — The Pudding
  • Historical wildfires in the U.S. West — Reuters
  • Boston’s most desirable streets — MIT Senseable City Lab
  • Inequality and COVID-19 vaccine allocation in America — GHJP Yale & C4SR Columbia

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New Stunning Charts and Maps from Around the Web — DataViz Weekly

January 29th, 2021 by AnyChart Team

New Stunning Charts and Maps from Around the Web | DataViz WeeklyWe continue our weekly blog feature where we show you the best data visualizations we’ve met out there over the past seven days. Here’s our new selection of stunning charts and maps from different creators — check it out! Today on DataViz Weekly:

  • La Niña and its impacts — Bloomberg
  • Donald Trump’s false and misleading claims while in office — The Washington Post
  • COVID-19 risk levels by county — The New York Times
  • Sriwijaya Air fleet — Reuters

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Latest Best Data Visualizations Worth Checking Out — DataViz Weekly

December 25th, 2020 by AnyChart Team

Merry Christmas everyone (who’s celebrating)! 🎄 Meanwhile: COVID, election, and environment — the topics quite symbolic for this year are in the spotlight of today’s, the year’s last DataViz Weekly. Don’t miss out on some of the latest best data visualizations!

Look at the list of projects featured on DataViz Weekly this time and keep reading to learn more about each:

  • Winners of the 2020 U.S. election by funding from Wall Street — Bloomberg
  • COVID-19 infection rates in prisons by state — The Marshall Project
  • Novel coronavirus strains in evolution worldwide — Reuters
  • River colors across the United States — Gardner Hydrology Lab at Pitt

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New Graphics That Make Data Talk — DataViz Weekly

December 18th, 2020 by AnyChart Team

New Graphics That Make Data Talk - DataViz WeeklyGet ready for another dose of amazing charts and maps! DataViz Weekly‘s here to show you a set of new projects featuring graphics that make data talk — excellent examples of data visualization in action!

Here are this week’s picks:

  • Over 200 years of migrations in the American South — Edward Ayers, Nathaniel Ayers & Justin Madron
  • NBA fouls and violations, by referee — Owen Phillips
  • U.S. unemployment change, by occupation — Nathan Yau
  • U.S. hospital COVID-19 bed occupancy — Carlson School of Management at UMN

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Best New Data Visualizations in Overview — DataViz Weekly

December 11th, 2020 by AnyChart Team

Best New Data Visualizations in Overview | DataViz WeeklyWelcome back to DataViz Weekly, where we overview the best new data visualizations created by professionals. As always, let’s begin with a list of the projects we’re excited to put a spotlight on, and then take a closer look at each:

  • Exploring letter communication networks of the Tudor government in the 16th century — Kim Albrecht, Ruth Ahnert & Sebastian Ahnert
  • Tracking the most promising coronavirus vaccines — Bloomberg
  • Defining “essential” and “frontline” workers for vaccination — NYT
  • Understanding the U.S. energy use evolution since 1800 — RDCEP, UChicago

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How I Created a Sunburst Chart Using JavaScript to Visualize COVID-19 Data

December 8th, 2020 by Shachee Swadia

A tutorial on how to create a sunburst chart using JavaScript to visualize COVID-19 dataAlmost recovered from COVID-19 myself these days, I decided to explore how the world is currently doing, during the pandemic. So I created a sunburst chart to see at a glance what continents and countries are more (and less) affected by the coronavirus than others. The process was quick and I thought someone could be interested to learn about how such data visualizations can be built in a pretty straightforward way, even with very little technical skills. So I also made a tutorial. And here I am — (1) sharing my interactive sunburst chart of COVID cases and (2) describing how I created it using JavaScript in a matter of minutes, step by step!

My JS sunburst chart provides an overview of the situation as of November 24, 2020, and also shows the global count, continent-wide data, and country-wise proportions for the current active COVID-19 cases and deaths. Scroll down to explore it by yourself and check out the tutorial along the way. Here is a sneak peek of the final chart to get you excited:

JavaScript Sunburst Chart to be created

This sunburst charting tutorial is mainly for beginners to data science. So before we get to business, let’s make sure we’re on the same page. I’ll explain what a sunburst chart is and how it works, to start with. Then I’ll show you how to create a cool and colorful interactive visualization like that with JavaScript (and you can do it even if you don’t know it too well). That’s the plan!

Read the JS charting tutorial »


Fresh Great Data Visualization Projects on Thanksgiving, COVID, and Tree Equity — DataViz Weekly

December 4th, 2020 by AnyChart Team

Fresh Great Data Visualization Projects on Thanksgiving, COVID, and Tree Equity, in DataViz WeeklyHey everyone! Continuing to curate the best charts, maps, and infographics from around the Internet, we invite you to meet four fresh great data visualization projects worth checking out.

Today on DataViz Weekly:

  • Visualizing the ways the Thanksgiving turkey leftovers were used — Nathan Yau
  • Understanding the scale of 250,000 deaths from the coronavirus — The Washington Post
  • Finding a correlation between scented candle reviews on Amazon and COVID-19 — Kate Petrova
  • Evaluating tree equity in American city neighborhoods — American Forests

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Power of Data Visualization in Four New Compelling Examples — DataViz Weekly

November 27th, 2020 by AnyChart Team

Power of Data Visualization in Four New Compelling Examples in DataViz WeeklyIf you love good data visualizations, you’ve come to the right place at the right time! Every Friday, we choose the four most interesting projects making good use of charts and maps, from those we have come across out there just lately, and introduce you to them. Here are the visualizations we’re going to tell you about this time on DataViz Weekly:

  • (False?) dichotomy between saving lives and saving the economy during the second wave — Michael Smithson on The Conversation
  • COVID Resilience Ranking revealing the best and worst places to stay during the pandemic — Bloomberg
  • Length of summers in Spain since 1950, by municipality — Predictia
  • The most popular Thanksgiving pie in each state — Instagram

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New Awesome Visualizations on COVID-19, SDGs, Judges, and Colors — DataViz Weekly

November 20th, 2020 by AnyChart Team

New Awesome Visualizations on COVID-19, SDGs, Judges, and Colors, in DataViz WeeklyAnother long seven-day wait is over, and DataViz Weekly‘s already here to introduce you to new awesome data visualizations we have met these days around the Web. Let’s see what we’ve got this time!

  • COVID-19 growth rates in each U.S. county — Benjamin Schmidt
  • World development indicators — The World Bank
  • Timelines for new and all current federal judges — ProPublica
  • Colors of the U.S. election maps on different media — SBS News

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