Open government and Easter candy

Apr 24, 2011

Sunlight Foundation displays some key government numbers with Easter candy, because as you know, data is ten times more interesting when it’s represented with Peeps and chocolate eggs. Happy Easter, all.

[Sunlight Foundation | Thanks, Nicko]

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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.

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