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Four Ways to Slice Obama’s 2013 Budget Proposal

Four Ways to Slice Obama’s 2013 Budget Proposal Four Ways to Slice Obama’s 2013 Budget Proposal

Shan Carter's latest interactive for The New York Times offers four ways to slice Obama's 2013 federal budget proposal. Read more

FTSE 100 – A 26 Year History

FTSE 100 – A 26 Year History FTSE 100 – A 26 Year History

Jeremy Christopher explains the history, worth, and importance of the FTSE 100 on a basic level in order to build a simple knowledge base of the index. Read more

Google Public Data Explorer

Google Public Data Explorer Google Public Data Explorer

On its trail to organize the world’s information, Google has just added a new experimental product to their Lab. The Public Data Explorer makes “large datasets easy to explore, visualize and communicate”. It is designed to help people comprehend data and statistics through rich visualizations. Read more

Most Important Risks 2010? WEF Knows It.

Most Important Risks 2010? WEF Knows It. Most Important Risks 2010? WEF Knows It.

The Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland will take place this weekend from January 27th to 31st. To examine some of the most important topics in advance the WEF website hosts the interactive application Risks Interconnection Map 2010. The RIM 2010 is a network visualization weighting the most important global risks and their connections. Read more

The Federal IT Dashboard

The Federal IT Dashboard

The IT Dashboard is a new website enabling federal agencies and the general public to view details of federal information technology investments. Read more

Socrata – A Social Network For Data

Socrata – A Social Network For Data

Please welcome new player in the open data game: Socrata – a social network for data. Socrata provides a platform to publish open datasets, let's users view, download, share, comment or rate the datasets and opens up a space to connect with fellow data enthusiasts. Read more

Interactive analysis tool for the bailout plan

Interactive analysis tool for the bailout plan

Bailout Breakdown from Associated Press is an interactive applet that lets the user analyze the recipients and amounts of the $700 Billion bailout plan from the American government. Read more

New API for financial data

The World Bank has recently released their first API. The original description of the data gives a good overview: The World Bank API offers developers information contained in the most popular World Bank databases. From projects to data and photos, you can access information by country, by type or by topic. Read more

The influence of the recession on our beloved charts

Jorge Camoes has written a fantastic follow up post called “Sub-Prime Charts: Should Data Visualization Be Boring?” to an article from Paul Krugman for the New York Times. Krugman discusses the influence of fancy financing on business decisions and how those had to change after the great depression. Camoes goes on and translates those ideas […] Read more

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