Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database

Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database

This table contains over 1700 unique names found in the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database and their popularity in the United States over time as stated by the Social Security Administration. Each row containts a bar chart of the total babies born in a given year with that name. The table is searchable and filterable. The motivation for this project was a proof of concept using Sparklines. The bar charts within the table provide an interesting way to consume the data, but come with challenges. Without axes, it’s hard to know which year a specific bar corresponds to. Despite the limitations of the chart, I still find it refreshing to consume.

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Cell Towers

Cell Towers

This page aims to display cell towers in the U.S. as outlined by the Homeland Infrastructure Foundation[1]. Each circle represents a site with a cellular tower. You can click on any circle to see who the licensee is. I’ve included the ability to toggle between States and tower height, made possible by crosstalk. There is a lot of data to start with so try to reduce the amount of data with the filters.

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Solid Waste Facilities

Solid Waste Facilities

This is a quick look at where landfills are located within the United States. Each bubble represents a location, with it’s size being the county population and the color being the county income per capita. Most waste facilities are in lower income and low population dense areas in the United States. The exceptions are all interesting.

This is just one look at the data, I encourage others to do deeper dives on the dataset.

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