Journey alongside refugees as they come ashore in Europe A visual journey through Lesbos, the gateway to Europe How the world is heeding the call to ‘build that wall’. The world now has more border barriers than at any time in modern history, an increase driven by war, waves of migration and the threat of terrorism.
At Uber, we use maps for everything - visualizing millions of geo data points, monitoring road conditions, and advocating for policy change in cities around the world Over the last few years we have experienced immense growth. As a result, we have many teams across the organization producing map visualizations for a wide range of needs.
46th of out 58 elections 47th in the last 49 elections Mr. Trump won 30 states, gathering 306 of 538 electoral votes. There have been 45 presidential elections in which the winning candidate won a larger share of the electoral vote.
Hillary Clinton surpassed Donald Trump by more than 2 million votes, but lost the electoral college 306 to 232. In raw votes, it was the largest popular-vote lead in history for a candidate who lost the election. The nature of the results has again stirred up debate about the merits of using the electoral college system.
I posted recently about how the state-by-state unemployment rate has changed during my lifetime. The result was a small multiples grid that put the states in context with one another.
Today I’ve created a new version aimed at identifying more precisely how each state has differed from the national unemployment rate during the last four decades. The lines show the percentage point difference — above (worst) or below (better) — from the national rate.
This view allows us easily to identify the most anomalous states in both directions (West Virginia, for example, had quite an unemployment spike during the 1980s; South Dakota, on the other hand, has never been worse than the national rate).
There’s plenty more to explore in this quick remix:
In my younger days, I used to eat fast food all of the time. So cheap. So delicious. But these days, it’s all about moderation. My metabolism no longer supports the same amount of fried food. The hours I spend in front of a computer instead of moving probably don’t help either.
Donald J. Trump’s tweets can be confounding for journalists and his political opponents. Many see them as a master class in diversion, shifting attention to minutiae – ” Hamilton” and flag-burning, to name two recent examples – and away from his conflicts of interest and proposed policies.
This graphic visualizes the China’s year-on-year growth by region over the past two decades. With an original chart format, the graphic provides a new method for understanding the nation’s change in GDP.
There’s good news this week in the monthly jobs report, the latest sign that the economy, however grudgingly, has healed from the financial crisis nine years ago:
The unemployment rate fell to 4.6 percent, the Labor Department said, from 4.9 percent. The last time it was this low was August 2007. That was the month, you may recall, when global money markets first froze up because of losses on United States mortgage-related bonds: early tremors of what would become a recession four months later and a global financial crisis nine months after that.
These things, of course, are cyclical. Here’s how the unemployment rate has changed, by state, during my lifetime: