Yay, the fantastic hand-drawn North American Continent #map by Anton Thomas is 99.9% complete, after four years of work (!). Can't wait to see this hanging on a wall nearby... https://www.antonthomasart.com/the-north-american-continent.html
3d data vis feast, looking inside a super typhone https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/09/15/world/asia/super-typhoon-mangkhut-ompong-storm.html
Yes, let's please get rid of daylight saving time altogether! Summer time forever! http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-5302_en.htm
even the spinny globe animation starts at your hometown and then brings you right into places where things are considerably worse. really good!
A great way to break global warming down to the local impact: enter your hometown and the year you were born to get your own version of the story https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/08/30/climate/how-much-hotter-is-your-hometown.html
Print is not dead after all. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/aug/25/skim-reading-new-normal-maryanne-wolf
A rare social network diagram spotted in the wild on bloomberg.com. They also used (fake?) networks as background illustration for pull-out quotes /cc @jwyg https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2018-palantir-peter-thiel/
Ok, what do people here think about the weird 4 quadrant not-quite-pie-charts with different radii
To be honest, I have no idea how to read them. Hovering over the slices reveals the values which don't seem to add up to 100% at all.
For instance, in the second screenshot, dark gray is 72%, light gray 60%, yellow 42%, and orange is 26%.
In case you're interested how the auto-detection of colorblind issues in Datawrapper works, I wrote it all down in an interactive blog post https://www.vis4.net/blog/2018/02/automate-colorblind-checking/ https://vis.social/media/JoiAHRvIu0BvxK8Mu8o https://vis.social/media/Jv8iNeTpJVhIjulb_Os
Didn't know about this nice hack to get interactive graphics into Medium blog posts: put an iframe into JSfiddle and then embed it https://vis.social/media/SeX378LX9s9jz2kF-7Y https://vis.social/media/PbJSaXk-DoEp1TrEEdM
(used here https://medium.com/google-news-lab/what-is-the-pizza-capital-of-the-us-8611a1ca6e41)
btw, is Matthiew Daniels already in here somewhere?
ZEIT just published a nice (German-only) interactive feature about street names in Germany http://www.zeit.de/feature/strassenverzeichnis-strassennamen-herkunft-deutschland-infografik https://vis.social/media/KJ7J2uo2ZIa7BWHbiPg
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