The Huffington Post – “Every U.S. Drone Strike In Pakistan Since 2004″
Pitch Interactive, a Berkeley-based company compiled data from the Bureau for Investigative Journalism on every U.S. drone strike in Pakistan since 2004. The graphic simply shows the number of strikes and the number of people killed, including the number of child and civilian deaths.
The graphic stands alone as a gateway to finding more information about U.S. drone strikes by including known information of where and why the strikes were carried out, as well as links to recent news stories.
Watch the interview with the creator on HuffPost Live.
The Huffington Post – “Mapping the dead: Gun deaths since Sandy Hook”
A few weeks ago The Huffington Post developed a map tracking gun deaths across the U.S. that have happened since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. The graphic allows the user to interact with and follow the data over 98 days.
Oklahoma Watch – “Oklahoma’s ratio of women in Legislature among nation’s lowest”
An Oklahoma-based non-profit journalism organization, Oklahoma Watch used data they compiled to visualize the make-up of the Oklahoma State Legislature. The visualization is interactive and lets the user play around with the data and filter it to get a different portrait of Oklahoma’s lawmakers. The visualization can be found on NewsOK.com here and on oklahomawatch.org.
But for the really useful data…
BuzzFeed – “The 18 most accurate bar graphs of all time”
Some subtle and not-so-subtle renderings of life’s universal truths. As BuzzFeed put it, “Your life, explained with math thingies.”
That’s it for now. Has a particular data visualization caught your eye recently? Let us know by commenting below.
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