Snake Oil Supplements – analysis
We’ve updated our Snake Oil Supplements? interactive with the latest scientific evidence for the health benefits of the 180 most popular nutritional supps.
The data has been revised top to bottom and draws upon many new Cochrane metastudies of the area.
(Cochrane are the gold-standard of medical meta-studies – studies of studies. They minimise bias by subjecting all existing studies to very rigorous methodological and statistical analysis).
» See the interactive
Common MythConceptions – interactive
Our popular Common MythConceptions piece, now interactive & filterable, with 10 brand new myths and misconceptions. Did we miss any?
» The world’s most contagious falsehoods, debunked
Out of Your Hands
Can doctors predict your future health by looking at your fingers? Arms? Legs? Our viz shows the unexpected relationships between body parts and various conditions.
» Discover what’s Out of Your Hands
Snake Oil Supplements
Which health supplements are backed by science and which are snake oil? Boosted September 2015 with a revitalising injection of fresh data.
» Snake Oil Supplements – updated
Making data into art: a short film
My fascination with Excel led to this little film about my work and process, made by the team from #TheNewOffice.
» Watch a day in my dataviz life (in less than 2 minutes)
Towards a Classification of Tech-Induced Mental Disorders
An increasing number of stories about internet addiction and the effect of constant device use on our minds, lives and relationships. From a culture of distraction and boot-camps for addicted teens to the “electronic apocalypse”.
Recently, I finished a long, two-year stretch at a computer creating my book. Feeling the effect of such intense screen use, I took the time to observe and catalogue how it affected my mind, emotions and behaviours.
Here, in one interactive ‘charticle’, are the disorders and strange cognitive effects I observed.
See how many you recognise:
» Intermental – towards a classification of tech-induced mental disorders.