If you’ve ever created an interactive graphic or anything else that requires that you feed in data, you will love this barebones data conversion tool by Shan Carter. Copy and paste data from Excel, which I feel like I’ve done a billion times, and then take your pick from Actionscript, JSON, XML, and Ruby. Simple, but a potential time saver. [via]
Simple data converter from Excel
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Where People Work and How Much They Make
Salaries for occupations with the same job title can vary across industries. This interactive shows you by how much and who works where.
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