It has become a challenge to keep track of the rapidly evolving international response to COVID-19, especially when it comes to travel restrictions and the daily changing regulations. This interactive app is designed to make it easier to visualize who is in lockdown, who has closed borders, which countries have outbound travel bans, recent travel related news, and more!
Author: Lindsey Poulter
The Inside Scoop of Ben & Jerry’s
As two frequent ice cream consumers in different countries, with different preferences, we were curious to know more about our favorite ice cream brand, Ben & Jerry’s. We wanted to know how our options in the U.S. and U.K. differed and what we were missing out on by only buying our favorite flavors. To answer these questions we collected the necessary data, including consuming 35 pints of ice cream ourselves. This light hearted visualization will have you screaming for ice cream! Recognition: The Pudding Cup
Running in Color
Running shoes are available in almost every color and shade, from light blue to neon yellow to dark red (and everything in between). However, this doesn’t necessarily mean every color is available to both women and men. But how different are they? To find out, we analyzed the running shoes available on RunRepeat in the US.
If I were to give an acceptance speech, à la Tony’s, for winning the second Iron Viz feeder of 2019, it would go something like this: I was not expecting to win, the creativity and quality of the other entries was astounding. IronViz showcases the best work the data visualization community has to offer and […]
How to Create Searchable Parameters
In a previous post, I wrote about how to create a custom dropdown using parameter actions and show/hide container buttons, as seen in my IronViz. However, I got to thinking, the list of values that appears is LONG. Having them sorted greatest to least by number of locations certainly helps, but what if there is […]
It took me five years to work up the courage to enter a feeder for Iron Viz. I never thought I would win, but the small possibility of winning was enough to keep me away. I knew technically speaking I could build a viz in 20 minutes, but the idea of having to present it […]
In my 2019 Tableau Iron Viz entry, I wanted the end user to be able to select a brand to understand its particular location strategy. I also wanted the ability to compare the selected brand to its rivals. The best way to achieve this was through using a parameter. However, the dataset included 922 unique […]
The Emotional Valence of Broadway
How does the sound of a Broadway musical change from the opening number to the finale? As characters undertake, and sing through, their journey what range of emotions are projected? To find out, every track from the cast recording of each of the 22 Broadway musicals currently playing was analyzed using Spotify’s valence score. Recognition: Iron Viz
Tony Award for Best Musical
How many total Tony nominations did each of the five Broadway shows up for Best Musical receive? Are the results from Chita Rivera, Drama Desk, Drama League, New York Drama Critics’ Circle, and Outer Critics Circle awards a good indicator of who will win the Tony?