Warum werden so viele Kinder um 8 Uhr morgens geboren?

Based on the stories we share, it would be easy to imagine that when a baby is born is random. In the U.S., however, weeks in September have 5 to 10 percent more births than weeks in January. Twelve thousand babies are born on a typical Tuesday compared with 8,000 on a typical Saturday. Sixty percent of babies are born during the day, between 6 A.M. and 6 P.M. And, 3.5 times as many babies are born at exactly 8:00 A.M., the most common minute to be born, than at the least common, 3:09 A.M.

Zan Armstrong |

Why Are so Many Babies Born around 8:00 A.M.?

Die schön gemachte Analyse von Zan Armstrong für "Scientific American", der sich Datenvisualisierungsunterstützung bei Nadieh Bremer geholt hat, hat es sogar über den Atlantik in die "Zeit" geschafft.

Source: Why Are so Many Babies Born around 8:00 A.M.?

Die besten US- Wahl Grafiken

Kaiser Fung:

There were some very nice graphics work published during the last few days of the U.S. presidential election. Let me tell you why I like the following four charts.

Washington Post's Nation of Peaks  Quelle: junkcharts / Washington Post

Washington Post's Nation of Peaks

Quelle: junkcharts / Washington Post

Eine kleine aber feine Übersicht über Visualisierungen der US- Wahlen 2016. Besonders angetan hat es mir die interaktive online Version der Karte aus der Washington Post - Nation of Peaks.  


Data Visualization Chart Chooser Cards

Es ist noch etwas Zeit (Stand 02.11.2016 noch 34 Tage) um die Kickstarter Kampagne "Data Visualization Chart Chooser Cards" zu unterstützen. Ich finde den Ansatz, über einen Kartenstapel die richtige Datenvisualisierung zu finden, sehr clever. Gerade in Besprechungen ist es sicherlich ein gutes Werkzeug, um anhand dieser Karten in einen Dialog einzusteigen und einen passenden Diagrammtyp zu finden. Die Umsetzung macht ebenfalls einen vielversprechenden Ersteindruck.


Donald Trumps Balken

Donald Trump’s campaign is obsessed with favorable poll results, as evidenced by a graphic deluge on official social media channels. It’s a marked difference from their Democratic rival who has led polling averages throughout most of the campaign. And while neither candidate has a perfect record when it comes to spinning the data, only the Trump campaign has used a combination of cherry-picked polls and misleading data visualization to paint a cheerier picture of its prospects on Election Day.

Quelle: Washington Post  

Quelle: Washington Post  


Data Sketches - Ein vielversprechendes Projekt von Nadieh Bremer und Shirley Wu

One had just quit her job to try freelancing, and wanted to use the extra time to experiment and explore. The other wanted to create more actual projects; she had only made one standalone project in the past year that wasn’t a tutorial example. And while bemusing these situations one day in June, Shirley came up with the idea of a twelve-month collaboration.
— datasketch|es

Nadieh Bremer und Shirley Wu möchten jeden Monat eine Visualisierung zu diversen Themen auf Ihrer Projektseite Datasketch|es veröffentlichen. Zwei Mal haben sie Ihre eigene Vorgabe schon erfüllt und schon jetzt tolle Werke erschaffen.