Tax-rate charts, intermural division

posted in: Context is Everything, Politics | 0

John Cole gets his infoviz on and illustrates the actual quantitative difference “between socialism and capitalist nirvana.” His bar graph demonstrates that, political rhetoric notwithstanding, the proposed increase for top-bracket taxpayers doesn’t exactly warrant the dreaded S word.

VizChallenge

posted in: Data, Useful Software, What IV Is | 0

Urging users to be “Data Rockstars” (oy), software company Tableau is sponsoring a visualization contest. Entrants are to select and depict one of two data sets: proposals for US stimulus projects or data from 2007 mortgage applications around the nation. … Continued