David McCandless
David McCandless
David McCandless

David McCandless

London-based writer, designer, author and journalist. Follow @infobeautiful for my infographic / data visualisation work

Mountains Out of Molehills | 16 years of media-inflamed fears - Information is Beautiful http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/mountains-out-of-molehills/

Based on a *True* True Story? - A scene-by-scene breakdown of Hollywood "true" story films. See which are true, false-ish or outright made up. Interactive version here: http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/based-on-a-true-true-story/

Extreme Global Warming Solutions Currently on the Table | Information is Beautiful

Extreme Global Warming Solutions Currently on the Table | Information is Beautiful

Recently, I finished a long, two-year stretch at a computer creating my book. Curious about the effects of such intense screen use, I took the time to observe and catalogue the disorders and strange cognitive effects that affected me. See how many you recognise: http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/intermental/

Recently, I finished a long, two-year stretch at a computer creating my book. Curious about the effects of such intense screen use, I took the time to observe and catalogue the disorders and strange cognitive effects that affected me. See how many you recognise: http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/intermental/

American Non-Fiction Books Everyone Should Read: http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/american-non-fiction-books-everyone-should-read/

American Novels Everyone Should Reead: http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/american-novels-everyone-should-read/

Most Common Passwords - Is Yours Here? http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/top-500-passwords-visualized/

Internet of Things - Interactive: http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/the-internet-of-things-a-primer/

Plane Truth: Every Single Commercial Plane Crash of the Last 20 Years: http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/plane-truth-every-single-commercial-plane-crash-visualized/

Which is the ultimate oil? http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/oil-well-every-cooking-oil-compared/

What Makes a Good InfoViz? http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/what-makes-a-good-data-visualization/

A Taxonomy of London Hipster Coffee-Shop Names - http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/a-taxonomy-of-hipster-coffee-shop-names/

A Taxonomy of London Hipster Coffee-Shop Names - http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/a-taxonomy-of-hipster-coffee-shop-names/

What Makes a Good InfoViz? http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/what-makes-a-good-data-visualization/

Which is the ultimate oil? http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/oil-well-every-cooking-oil-compared/