August 1, 2014
A few eyeopening interactive data maps
My friend Wendy Kalman knows that I love maps and thought I might find this first project interesting, thanks Wendy, I do.
It is an excellent example of how visualizing data can bring data to life and effect us in significant ways. If you were to see this 2010 census data on the geographic dispersal of individuals people by race, as a chart, you'd interpret the information in a one way—see it mapped out, city by city, is something else entirely. (I can't help but hope, when I see the distinct racial divides in some areas of the country, that they will blur over time.)
That got me looking and I have included some other interesting, interactive data maps below.
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