The New York Times adds another item to the list of things to watch tonight as election results start to pour in. The Times invites readers to enter one word that describes their current state of mind and who they support. You are allowed to enter a word once per hour. The result is the above self-updating word cloud as new words from readers flow from left to right. You can filter among McCain supporters, Obama supporters, or everyone. McCain supporters appear to be worried, scared, and nervous while Obama supporters are excited, hopeful, and optimistic. Both sides are anxious. What’s your current state of mind?
Obama and McCain Voters’ Current State of Mind
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It’s hard to think of much else. These maps show the racial divide between black and white people in major cities.
Data Underload #11 – American Hockey
American interest in hockey went from practically zero to near Canadian status.