Weekend Fodder – Death and Taxes

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Death and Taxes: 2011 poster – Jess’ annual look at government spending has hit the shelves. Use the code ‘flowingdata’ at checkout for buy one, get one free.

2 Girls, 1 Cup reactions analysis – Paul Shen tracks the sound and movement of people’s reaction to the horrible video. The collage at the end is the best part. [via]

Fernanda Viégas is an influential woman – As if you needed another reason to contract Flowing Media for your visualization needs. [via]

China’s investments in foreign companies – An animated map of investments from 2005 to 2009. Kind of rough around the edges, but Interesting.


Graphical perception – learn the fundamentals first

Before you dive into the advanced stuff – like just about everything in your life – you have to learn the fundamentals before you know when you can break the rules.

Reviving the Statistical Atlas of the United States with New Data

Due to budget cuts, there is no plan for an updated atlas. So I recreated the original 1870 Atlas using today’s publicly available data.

The Best Data Visualization Projects of 2011

I almost didn’t make a best-of list this year, but as I clicked through the year’s post, it was hard …

Where People Run in Major Cities

There are many exercise apps that allow you to keep track of your running, riding, and other activities. Record speed, …