Keith Collins

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This page includes:  interactive graphicsdata articles,  and feature articles.

Interactive graphics

I’ve been making interactive news graphics since 2012, usually using some combination of Javascript, D3.js, Node.js, SVG, topojson, and Adobe Illustrator.

Data articles

These are data stories that use static charts and graphs.

Victims of the WannaCry ransomware attacks have stopped paying up (Quartz)

With H-1B under threat, Alphabet is the only big tech company to ramp up immigration lobbying (Quartz)

Why the Dow 20K milestone is meaningless: a visual guide (Quartz)

The disengaged plurality: 42% of eligible US voters stayed home (Quartz)

Coups d’etat have become less common but more successful (Quartz)

Brexit in context: Every EU membership vote since 1972 (Quartz)

The most misleading charts of 2015, fixed (Quartz)

America’s most prolific wall punchers, charted (Quartz)

How do you put a price on a video game when it’s the first of its kind? (Quartz)

Feature articles

This is a selection of some of my recent feature writing.

Inside the digital heist that terrorized the world—and only made $100k (Quartz)

Today we’re worried about smart TVs, but in the 1980s Russian spies were hacking typewriters (Quartz)

A Supreme Court case involving artificial sweeteners could have a huge impact on Silicon Valley (Quartz)

GitHub now lets its workers keep the IP when they use company resources for personal projects (Quartz)

How Adobe Flash, once the face of the web, fell to the brink of obscurity (Quartz)

The future of software depends on a jury’s ability to understand this question (Quartz)

The code that took America to the moon was just published to GitHub, and it’s like a 1960s time capsule (Quartz)

How one programmer broke the internet by deleting a tiny piece of code (Quartz)

The tumultuous history of the drugs that helped cure Jimmy Carter (Quartz)

Here’s what your stolen identity goes for on the dark web (Quartz)

Inside the IRS data breach (Quartz)

Here’s Why Companies Keep Losing the Battle Against Hackers (Bloomberg)

You’re being watched: a story about modern espionage (Matter)