Venn diagrams to help people think about for screening subjects for social class status.
The figures I have so far.
How a Brad Wilcox tweet taught me nothing at all, but inspired me to write this post.
After this post about small multiple graphs, and partly inspired by two news reports I was interviewed for -- this Salt Lake Tribune story about teen marriage, and this New York Times report mapping age at first birth -- I made some historical data figures. These visualizations use decennial census data from 1900 to 1990,…
Updating a 1900 chart from W. E. B. Du Bois and his students.
More marriage, more gender inequality.
Race versus gender attitudes, visualized a little.
But if they cared about communicating the data they probably would have used real data in the first place.
First, a note on language In American English books from 1910 to 1950, about 25% of the uses of "family" were preceded by "the." Starting about 1950, however, "the family" started falling out of fashion, finally dropping below 16% of "family" uses in the mid-2000s. This trend coincides with the modern rise of family diversity. In her classic…
Nihilist graphics that waste time and space, and distract from real information.