How Much Sunscreen Should I Wear?

How much sunscreen should I wear?. This simple question took David McCandless, a London-based author, writer and designer on a massive journey through the data, information myths and misinformation that surround our perception of sunscreen. He calling it the Sunscreen Smokescreen.


"Create your own interactive map - Get started now -" Data Visualisation Competition – The Winners

6 weeks ago, teamed up with information designer, David McCandless launched a data visualisation competition with David McCandless.  The competition was based on some data that David had collected about the ethnicity of student attending elite universities in the UK. The winners has been announced.

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Here is the 1st Place Winner: Visualization made by Raphael Halloran.
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New Ice Thickness Map of the Arctic Unveiled

The first map of sea-ice thickness from ESA’s CryoSat mission was revealed today at the Paris Air and Space Show. This new information is set to change our understanding of the complex relationship between ice and climate.
From an altitude of just over 700 km and reaching unprecedented latitudes of 88º, CryoSat has spent the last seven months delivering precise measurements to study changes in the thickness of Earth’s ice.

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Stuxnet: Anatomy of a Computer Virus

An infographic dissecting the nature and ramifications of Stuxnet, the first weapon made entirely out of code. This was produced for Australian TV program HungryBeast on Australia's ABC1

Direction and Motion Graphics: Patrick Clair
Written by: Scott Mitchell
Production Company: Zapruder's Other Films.

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