Interactive Archive:

Interesting interactive scatter showing median salaries vs number of people employed – with the color of the dots indicating expected growth by 2020. You can filter by category of employment to cut down the dots a bit. It would have been nice if you could filter by expected growth rate as well.

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The efforts that go into tracking civilian deaths in modern conflicts are admirable. The fact that we dismiss them so blatantly is crazy. Regarding the design, the annotations are a tad slow for my taste

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I almost missed the histogram with links to details of each attack – select “victims” in the upper left.

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A very slick interactive tool for exploring world migration.

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Heat maps of apartment rental prices in DC:

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and Boston:

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and many many other cities using a tool created by Jeff Kaufman.

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This year, in interactive format, allowing you to select a base currency and see the changes over time.

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Bloomberg has several interactive tools for filtering and ranking the the world’s billionaires.

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If you click on any of them, individual profiles come up, like for Carlos Slim":

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You can plot them by industry, gender, number of children and all kinds of other variables.

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Timelines are underutilized visualization tools – partially because they are a huge pain in the ass to create. Nate Kogan describes his experience using Timeline.Verite.Co’s nifty javascript timeline creation tool to convert stories stored in a google spreadsheet into a beautiful way to view history.

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation collects detailed information on global health issues, and produces a number of interesting visualizations.

How people died in 2010 – by cause, age, and filterable by sex and region:

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Life expectancy in the US (1989-2009). Who knew it varied so much?

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Drill-downable US Causes of Death (1970-2006)

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and many many more.

Fantastic flow chart from the NYT showing what happens depending on which way swing states go.

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Beautiful gif illustrating simultaneous orbits.

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There’s also an interactive version which allows you to do cool things like pick the year, and view Tychonian (earth-centric) orbits or zodiac houses.

p.s: sorry for not posting in a while – I was in Asia for several weeks, and while they do have internet there, I was busy exploring instead of digging up infographics:

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Some fantastically clear interactive maps from the Washington Post, identifying tossups in each race (Presidential, Senate, House, Governor).

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Dynamic bubble chart showing compensation ranges for startups across different job types. I’m kinda afraid to ask what a “Sales Engineer” is.

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