The first Visualize This for poverty rate in America was a very good start to something I hope to continue here on FlowingData. There were a lot of good entries and plenty of interesting discussion on what worked and what didn't. Some used existing tools while others went custom; some used a combination of both. There were entries that went for emotion and others that were built for pattern-finding. My pick for best is Luca Masud's take on things with D.C. as focal point.
Thanks for participating, everyone. Great job all around. I strongly encourage you to take a look at all the other entries and the discussion that followed if you haven't already. I'm looking forward to the next Visualize This - which brings me to my next point.
Your Mission, If You Choose to Accept it...
Andy from Waxy has been tracking release dates for Oscar-nominated films and then when they were eventually bootlegged. I've posted the data here. It seems that the time between US release date and bootleg increased this year. Go figure. Can you use visualization to find other interesting tidbits?