Chris Kirk
Chris Kirk

Chris Kirk is Slate's interactives editor. Follow him on Twitter.

Culturebox
March 2 2014 6:00 PMThe Snark MachineWhat Twitter’s smartest critics and funniest comics are saying about the Oscars.
Technology
Feb. 23 2014 5:43 PMSlate Voice: “Battling My Daemons” Listen to Slate’s Chris Kirk read his story on building his own email app from scratch.
Movies
Feb. 19 2014 11:52 PMMeryl Streep Gets Thanked More Than GodCrunching the numbers on a decade-plus of Oscar acceptance speeches.
Politics
Feb. 18 2014 12:33 PMWhere Is Information Still Not Free?A ranking of 180 countries by their restrictions on the press and Web.
Future Tense
Feb. 11 2014 11:48 AME.A. Resurrects Beloved ’90s Video Game Franchise as Hideous Free-to-Play Zombie, Fans Outraged
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 6 2014 11:21 AMBuild Your Own National AnthemUse Slate’s interactive to create an anthem for your city, neighborhood, business, or anything else.
Sports Nut
Feb. 2 2014 12:00 PMWorst/Best Call Ever!The biggest Broncos and Seahawks fans on Twitter, side by side.
Politics
Jan. 28 2014 6:03 PMThe Instant Spin RoomThe dueling conservative and liberal Twitter responses to the State of the Union.
Science
Jan. 26 2014 6:30 PMMap: Publicly Funded Schools That Are Allowed to Teach Creationism.Thousands of schools in states across the country can use taxpayer money to cast doubt on basic science.
Low Concept
Jan. 9 2014 5:10 PMWhat Should the Chris Christie Bridge Scandal Be Called?Help us find out by taking our poll.
Low Concept
Jan. 8 2014 12:31 PMBattle of the Weather JokesIt’s cold, but is it Hoth cold or Beyond the Wall cold?
Low Concept
Dec. 22 2013 11:38 PMSlate’s Honest Plot Summary ChallengeName the 2013 movie that each plot synopsis describes.
Map of the Week
Dec. 19 2013 7:52 AMStarbucks, State Sports, and Sea MonstersSlate’s most compelling maps of 2013.
Crime
Dec. 12 2013 11:31 PMThe Missing 20,000 Gun DeathsHomicide is only part of the gun violence issue—the smaller part.
Map of the Week
Nov. 21 2013 3:48 PMMap: Senate Democrats Nuke the FilibusterThe Senate vote on blowing up the filibuster, mapped.
Movies
Feb. 27 2014 8:31 AMPut Your Oscars Knowledge to the Test With This Screenplay Quiz
Future Tense
Feb. 20 2014 5:59 PMThe $19 Billion Facebook Spent on WhatsApp Could Have Bought 76 Washington Posts
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 19 2014 12:33 PMWay to Go, Slovenia! Not So Hot, Team USA.Re-ranking the 2014 Winter Olympics medal table by population and GDP.
Science
Feb. 11 2014 4:22 PMThe Deadliest Cancers, in One Chart
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 7 2014 6:02 PMSochi Night LiveThe best Olympic opening ceremony tweets in real time.
Brow Beat
Feb. 6 2014 10:51 AMHere’s Statistical Proof That February Movies Suck
Future Tense
Jan. 30 2014 5:10 PMHere's What the World Would Look Like if Apple, Microsoft, and Google Were Countries 
Low Concept
Jan. 28 2014 2:19 PMWhich BuzzFeed Quiz Are You?Let’s be honest, we’re all hoping to get “Which Simpsons Character Are You?”
Slate Labs
Jan. 13 2014 1:02 PMSlate's Interactives LabData journalism, infographics, and video from Slate’s interactives team.
Low Concept
Jan. 9 2014 12:41 PMThe Chen Guangbiao Business-Card GeneratorNow you can have a card fit for a Chinese billionaire.
Altered State
Jan. 6 2014 11:18 AMMap: Conservative Voters Who Supported Pot in ColoradoPot was twice as popular as Obama in some rural counties.
The Next Silicon Valley
Dec. 19 2013 12:37 PMA World Map of All the “Next Silicon Valleys”Want a startup scene in your hometown? First, think of a catchy nickname.
Crime
Dec. 13 2013 10:48 AMDid Your State Pass Any Gun Control Laws Since Newtown?The 20 states that passed 41 new state laws to restrict guns or improve background checks.
Slate Labs
Nov. 22 2013 3:34 PMEvery John F. Kennedy Street, Park, Airport, and School in the WorldA map of the hundreds of locations named for the 35th president.
Crime
Nov. 21 2013 11:45 AMHelp Slate Dig Deeper Into Gun Deaths in AmericaA crowdsourced analysis of the 10,000-plus people killed by guns since Newtown.

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