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

3D RFM Visual Clustered into Priority

It was a nice experience to see how clients categorized via RFM (Recency, Frequency, Money). It showed us where we need to focus our attention and really helped prioritize which clients needed attention.

Trends in Renewable Electricity Production

For the longest time, non-renewable energy production has been associated with power and wealth. While that remains apparent in the few nations that reap its bounty, another - uglier - side of the non-renewable energy production is coming more and more to light....

Child Labor in the 21st Century

What does life look like for a child in the 21st Century? For someone like you and I, life is pretty normal, we have friends and family, we go to school, we're healthy. But for someone like Czano, life is very different. At just 7 years old, he does not go to school....

WBL index in Arab World in 2020

WBL index in the Arab World: How much does a woman get equal rights as man?

Devaluation of Women Below The Equator

Gender inequality has been an ongoing issue eversince the first record of history. Today, with rising empowerment and the right protesting, the value of women in the perception of global societies has risen significantly. However, there is still an issue of giving...

When Violence Leaves Its Mark

“It’s fine, he was just having a bad day”, she says as she wipes the blood from her mouth. “He had a rough day at work, I should’ve been nicer today”, she gasps as her breath cuts short as she feels the bruises around her ribs. “It’s okay, he works hard and wants to...

Say No to War in Lebanon!!

A civil war in Lebanon? Is it the solution for the Lebanese crises?  Ever since the Lebanese revolution in 2019 started and Lebanese have been hearing that there might be a possibility of a civil war.  What happened in 2019 in Lebanon? In 2019, Lebanese revolted...

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....

Contribution of Different Non-EDL Sources to Power Generation in Lebanon between 2010 and 2013

With growing power demand, Lebanese authorities decided to deploy powerships (Karpowership) in June 2012. These powerships remain a subject of debate among Lebanese officials to date. The visual portrays the effect of the introduction of the powerships on the...

Insights on Suicide around the World

You Can’t Catch Death .

Child Labor in the 21st Century

Child Labor in the 21st Century

What does life look like for a child in the 21st Century? For someone like you and I, life is pretty normal, we have friends and family, we go to school, we're healthy. But for someone like Czano, life is very different. At just 7 years old, he does not go to school....

Air Pollution- The Silent Killer

Air Pollution- The Silent Killer

“I want people, when they realize they have been wrong about the world, to feel not embarrassment, but that childlike sense of wonder, inspiration, and curiosity that I remember from the circus, and that I still get every time I discover I have been wrong: “Wow, how...

Startups; A Remedy for the Lebanese Economy?

Startups; A Remedy for the Lebanese Economy?

Could startups be a remedy to the Lebanese economic situation? Lebanon has been facing an unparalleled situation for the past 2 years. Since the October uprising in 2019, it has been a steep downhill for the Lebanese Economy. Looking at the country's GDP, we notice...

Devaluation of  Women Below The Equator

Devaluation of Women Below The Equator

Gender inequality has been an ongoing issue eversince the first record of history. Today, with rising empowerment and the right protesting, the value of women in the perception of global societies has risen significantly. However, there is still an issue of giving...

Problem with CO2 Emissions in the Arab World

Problem with CO2 Emissions in the Arab World

  Meet Ahmad  Ahmad is a young and healthy adult who likes to engage in various sports. However, he suffers from severe cases of asthma and regularly takes prescribed medications along with his inhaler. Like many people his age, Ahmad is very ambitious about his...

HIV and Antiretroviral Therapy Coverage

HIV and Antiretroviral Therapy Coverage

HIV is a major health issue that is effecting the lives of many people around the world. However, recently HIV has become a manageable condition due to the increase in access to effective treatment and therapy. Antiretroviral therapy can save lives, protect health and...

Say No to War in Lebanon!!

Say No to War in Lebanon!!

A civil war in Lebanon? Is it the solution for the Lebanese crises?  Ever since the Lebanese revolution in 2019 started and Lebanese have been hearing that there might be a possibility of a civil war.  What happened in 2019 in Lebanon? In 2019, Lebanese revolted...

Trends in Renewable Electricity Production

Trends in Renewable Electricity Production

For the longest time, non-renewable energy production has been associated with power and wealth. While that remains apparent in the few nations that reap its bounty, another - uglier - side of the non-renewable energy production is coming more and more to light....

When Violence Leaves Its Mark

When Violence Leaves Its Mark

“It’s fine, he was just having a bad day”, she says as she wipes the blood from her mouth. “He had a rough day at work, I should’ve been nicer today”, she gasps as her breath cuts short as she feels the bruises around her ribs. “It’s okay, he works hard and wants to...

Women’s Rights and Safety

Women’s Rights and Safety

In many countries, women are yet to earn their rights and safety. As parliamentary seats are directly related to a society's acceptance of equal gender rights, would more women in power help establish such equality?

Birth Registration: A Choice or a Birth Right?

Birth Registration: A Choice or a Birth Right?

“We never know the worth of water till the well is dry” is a very wise quote which indicates that people take for granted what they have. Birth registration is, for example, something you and I, and so many other people take for granted. However, not every child is...

Children Rights In the Arab World

Children Rights In the Arab World

The Arab world is considered one of the most youthful regions in the world. More than half (54%) of the total population are aged below 25 compared to 48% for the rest of the world. Given the important contribution adolescents and children will have in securing their...

Environmental status vs. Economic status

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...