A Real-Time Simulation of Births and Deaths Around the World

Brad Lyon has created a map that shows a real-time statistical simulation of all the births and deaths in the world. Last year, Lyon worked with designer Bill Snebold to create a similar map only for the United States. “This one for world births/deaths is certainly more overwhelming than the one for the U.S.,” Lyon told The Atlantic, “and the rate at which they must be occurring gives another glimpse into how big the world is.” The map is available for download as a Chrome App, or you can view it here in Google Drive.

via The Atlantic