World’s Biggest Data Breaches & Hacks [UPDATED]

Another week, another three data breaches. Track the biggest and most notable of the last ten years in one interactive dataviz. » See the graphic » Check the data Generated by our forthcoming VizSweet software.  

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Raise a glass to the planet’s most stellar data visuals of 2018

Massive congratulations to the innovative, imaginative & intrepid winners of 2018’s global Information is Beautiful Awards – a celebration of the world’s best data-visualisations and infographics. Trimming down 100 world-class shortlistees to a handful of exceptional winners was a fierce challenge for our panel of expert judges & community voters. Given such unrivalled ambition & scope – graphic novels, mosaics, even play-doh – this year’s  accolades, trophies and $30k in cash prizes (courtesy of beloved...

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What is Medical Marijuana & CBD Actually Effective For?

The latest science and research visualized. Only human trials. No animal or cell studies. » See the interactive graphic » Explore the data

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Information is Beautiful Awards – Your Chance to Vote

Some of the year’s best data-visualizations, interactives and scrollytellings have made the Information is Beautiful Awards 2018 Shortlist.  Voting is now open to decide which works will win the Community Award at our ceremony in New York on Dec 4th. Plus your vote and all other visitor clicks represent five virtual people on our panel of 45+ expert judges. Find and vote for your favourites here: » Arts, Entertainment & Culture...

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The MicrobeScope – Infectious diseases in context

A new interactive exploring the deadliness and infectiousness of the major communicable diseases. Slice, dice and zoom with the MICROBESCOPE. Plus we’re auditioning a new story engine. See just how many interactive tales we can tell with just a scatterplot! Answer: about four. » Look under the MICROBESCOPE » Explore the massive dataset underneath CREDITS Design & creative direction David McCandless | Code Omid Kashan | Research Miriam Quick, Stephanie...

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IIB Awards 2018 Longlist unleashed

Prepare for an eye-splosion: 601 of the planet’s most brilliant data visualizations & infographics Longlistees this year cover Bruce Springsteen to The Big Lebowski; cryptocurrencies to cricket, with data rendered in media as varied as drywall, marble runs & even underwear. Soak up the magnificence of these entries: The 2018 Information is Beautiful Awards Longlist: » Arts, Entertainment & Culture » Breaking News » Humanitarian » Leisure, Games & Sport » Maps, Places & Spaces » People, Language & Identity » Politics &...

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We’re Hiring: Senior Editorial Person

Senior editor/writer/journalist/creative person required to spearhead an awesome new mega project. Flexitime, remote working. Would suit a self-motivating self-starter. A rare opportunity to join our unique, independent infodesign collective. If you’re an editorial person who loves graphics, get in touch. Closing date: Fri 28th Sep 2018.   » Details

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$Trillions – What is a Trillion dollars?

Apple’s heading to a likely $trillion dollar valuation. You thought a billion was hard to conceptualise. Try imagining a trillion. Here’s a quick graphic to help. » trillions

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The Drake Equation & Seager Equation – Calculating the chance of extraterrestrial life

Are we alone in the universe? Is there life on other planets? Or has the Fermi Paradox kicked in? Tune this interactive Drake Equation calculator to reveal the current chances of intelligent alien life in the universe. And play with the lesser-known Seager Equation to calculate the chances of inhabited planets in our galactic neighbourhood. CREDITS: David McCandless,

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Lifestyle Choices vs Cancer Risk

Diet, exercise and other choices play a huge role in cancer risk. We worked with The World Cancer Research Fund to chart the latest science. » explore the interactive data-visualization

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