Things You Made, March 13
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Recent projects we bookmarked: Abuses of power, loss of immigration protections, international political skulduggery, super beautiful bird maps, and more.
(BuzzFeed, March 5, 2018)
Internal NYPD files reveal hundreds of officers who kept their jobs despite serious, often violent offenses against members of the public.
(Reuters, Feb 22, 2018)
Bangladesh’s plan to relocate 100,000 Rohingya refugees to an isolated, cyclone-lashed island, assisted by engineers from the UK and China.
(PRI, ongoing project)
Click-through narratives showing the loss of previous protections for immigrants and their families in the US.
(Mother Jones, March 6, 2018)
Graphic and textual unpicking of Russia-linked plot to use US politicians to secretly influence an election in Albania.
(Wall Street Journal, Feb 7, 2018)
Average times in many Winter Olympics sports have gotten much, much faster in recent decades. Infinitesimal differences produce world champions.
(Suddeutsche Zeitung, Feb 27, 2018)
Identifying missing representation in the Bundestag, the German federal parliament, by gender, age, faith, immigration background, disability, sexual orientation, origin in the former East Germany, education, urban/rural location, and more.
(National Geographic, March 2018)
Big, gorgeous maps and visualizations of previously unknown migration routes.
We Were So Glad We Read These
Visualization as a civil right. The internet isn’t forever. Why Data Nerds Embrace Election Night Jitters. Mike Tigas is creating Onion Browser. Recreating the runway, with tiny tiny emoji. Gradients, but with sentences. Open source whimsy at Spotify. The Data Culture project is here. Look at all these data breaches.
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