Makeover Monday: Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation

This week’s #MakeoverMonday dataset presented a lot of options for visualization. The data is from the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD), a national report that scores and ranks the relative “deprivation”, or poverty level, across Scotland. The population is divided into “datazones”, which are each associated with a local authority. Each datazone is evaluated on seven […]

Makeover Monday: U.S. National Debt

This week’s #MakeoverMonday features a really simple dataset: the size of the U.S. national debt ($19.5 trillion) compared to that of the rest of the world combined ($39 trillion). I aimed to maintain simplicity in my visualization, representing the debt in blocks of $500 billion:

Makeover Monday: Clinton vs. Trump U.S. Election Viz

This week’s #MakeoverMonday viz takes a look at polling results in each state leading up to the U.S. Presidential election. The original viz is this interactive “Votamatic” tool at Daily Kos. This is honestly an awesome visualization. The filter allows you to view the results for each state individually. And the interactive chart lets you hover and view […]

Makeover Monday: Public Transit Satisfaction Survey

Here’s my first attempt at a Makeover Monday viz. This week’s featured graphic is from the Financial Times. It displays the results of a public transit satisfaction survey conducted across Europe. Respondents were asked to rate their satisfaction with public transit in their city. So how can we improve this viz? Let’s find out. Here’s my version: […]