Data Visualization

Blog of the Data Visualization & Communication Course at OSB-AUB

This is my favorite part about analytics: Taking boring flat data and bringing it to life through visualization” John Tukey

Environmental status vs. Economic status

How often do we hear about our planet's environmental crises but how rarely do we witness any sort of actions implemented to tackle this issue! Who are the largest contributors to CO2 emissions hence deteriorating our environment? What do these contributors share in...

Iran Economy between Crisis and Collapse-2018

Iran Economy between Crisis and Collapse-2018 2018-2019 have been of the worst years for the Iranian people where Iran has witnessed compounded crises such as inflation, brain drain, poverty, unemployment, and inequality. As a result, I have exploited the World...

Education attainment, a leading cause in rise of student suicide

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a surge in student suicides. The reasons are numerous ranging from: 1. The challenge of remote learning including its impact on grades 2. Students trying to socialize from their bedrooms instead of enjoying normal on-campus activities....

From Playgrounds to Parenthood

A group of us here at the UN development program are tasked with dealing with important issue of underage pregnancy in third world countries. Teenage pregnancies (14-15 years) have been drastically increasing across many underdeveloped countries. It seems teenagers in...

Relating GDP & R&D to Mortality Rate In Our World

Diseases have always been a main driver behind the increase in mortality rate at a global stage with variations in its indulgence and impact among different countries. Many of these diseases are chronic, incurable diseases such as: cancer, diabetes and many more that...

Will Netflix stay afloat in the battle of streaming?

Contributors: Aya Zeini, Baraa Abo Ghouch, Eslam Abo Al Hawa, Layan El Kaissi, Marian Abou Fares, Mhammad Nahle. For the past 25 years, Netflix has always been the largest streaming service in the world as it holds more than 10% of the global internet traffic. New...

GDP per capita vs Population Age distribution. Let’s explore it

A visualization that tries to prove a correlation between GDP per Capita and Population Age distribution. The proposition is tested with regards to region and time. This correlation makes us think more about future problems like pensions, economic growth, child labor and social problems.

Sustainable Development Against the Quest for Power: A Case Study of the EU and China

Imagine the little Smurf village we all grew up with, the precious community of tiny blue creatures, each distinguished by a special trait. Some of these traits are arguably better than others. Indeed, the village could maybe do without Brainy Smurf’s long lectures,...

The Path to Sustainable Development

The Power of GDP per Capita Growth in Driving Sustainable Development In the pursuit of sustainable development goals, economic growth and development play a pivotal role. However, the progress is not uniform across regions, with many facing economic challenges and...

Spotlight on Climate Change

Problem: Climate change is a pressing global problem with alarming evidence. Rising temperatures, melting ice caps, and extreme weather events are just a few examples of its impacts." The primary environmental problem associated with CO2 emissions is their...
Decoding Traffic Accidents: A 2019 Snapshot from France

Decoding Traffic Accidents: A 2019 Snapshot from France

Car accidents remain a significant concern across the globe, negatively affecting many lives daily, which shows the need for continuous efforts in ensuring road safety. Annually, the toll of car accidents in France highlights a critical need for detailed analysis and...

Boosting Sales Performance in Competitive Times

Boosting Sales Performance in Competitive Times

Introduction Imagine you have a business of your own. Consider it a dream come true to have it thrive. Now, as an entrepreneur, what would you care about most for your business’s future? As a matter of fact, you can respond to this question with a multitude of...

The Price of Progress, Life…

The Price of Progress, Life…

What is your value? Although you would like to say you cannot be measured by a number, you are! Studies implemented to assess projects and decide whether to implement them or not reduce you to a number, just like they judge the value of a building. The world is...

Mitigating unemployment through education

Mitigating unemployment through education

In the challenging landscape of global unemployment, the story of Youmna, a 30-year-old Egyptian woman, stands as a poignant example. A decade of dedication to her organization abruptly ended due to the pandemic, plunging her into a three-year job search. This...

A Beacon of Hope for Patients in Lebanon

A Beacon of Hope for Patients in Lebanon

A Beacon of Hope for the Patients in Lebanon This does not start with a funny caption or a happy anecdote, but I assure you it’s an important topic and it touches the lives of everyone. This is Tarek Moukalled, and I hope that by the end of this session you can see...