Friday, February 15, 2013

NYT racial map

The New York Times has an amazing department of visualizations capable of brilliant stuff. The one I want to show here is an interactive map they made back in 2011 using US Census data. You can zoom in and see population growth or racial distribution per state, city, neighbourhood and block:

Friday, February 1, 2013

Languages of the world

An amazing map of the world by language appeared in every website and blog about visualization two years ago. I am a bit late. It was based on Twitter twitts and users profile. Each color represents a different language. By far Europe is the most colorful continent.

North-America case: