“Ever wonder what it would look like to plot every single geotagged tweet since 2009 on a map? Twitter has done just that…They use billions of geotagged tweets: Every dot represents a tweet, with the brighter colors showing a higher concentration of tweets.”
New York City has a problem with income inequality. And it’s getting worse—the top of the spectrum is gaining and the bottom is losing. Along individual subway lines, earnings range from poverty to considerable wealth. The interactive infographic here charts these shifts, using data on median household income, from the U.S. Census Bureau, for census tracts with subway stations: http://nyr.kr/11mEy8m
This is a really great way to map out inequality in an area. I’d love to see it done elsewhere (say, along a major US interstate).
As a country’s GDP per capita increases, how do internet penetration rates change?
Get the data from the World Development Indicators.
Ah, but what’s the R-square?
The folks at The Economist have taken data from the 2013 Doing Business Report to both highlight the most improved countries, and to combine it with the data behind Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index Ranking.
This interactive shows what Uganda exported in 2009. Find out about trade flow of other countries in The Observatory of Economic Complexity. It includes a series of interactive data visualizations of trade and export data from sources including UN Comtrade. The source code for the visualizations is available on github and you can get the data via their API.