OpenVis Conf talks all online

Posted to Visualization  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

If you’re looking for a knowledge bomb during your lunch breaks, the OpenVis Conf talks from this year are all online. Naturally, you can sift through the talks with a visual interface that gives you a good idea of what each talk is about before you get into it. Nice.

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Watching the growth of Walmart – now with 100% more Sam’s Club

The ever so popular Walmart growth map gets an update, and yes, it still looks like a wildfire. Sam’s Club follows soon after, although not nearly as vigorously.

Jobs Charted by State and Salary

Jobs and pay can vary a lot depending on where you live, based on 2013 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Here’s an interactive to look.

Shifting Incomes for American Jobs

For various occupations, the difference between the person who makes the most and the one who makes the least can be significant.

Life expectancy changes

The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.