G-Econ: Geographically-based Economic Data

And now for something completely different: Very cool visualization of Geographically-based Economic data:

G_econ

via Flowing Data (also, here’s the flickr set)

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  1. Michael Comeau commented on Jul 23

    That is incredibly cool. I’d love to see something similar for mortgage foreclosures.

  2. Michael Comeau commented on Jul 23

    That is incredibly cool! The Yale site is not working for me, but I’d love to play around with different variables. (home foreclosures?)

  3. patfla commented on Jul 23

    It doesn’t play directly in your browser as best I can tell (I use Firefox).

    Rather it wants to launch an avi file in a video player app.

    Note that the code is ‘cvid’. C here:

    http://www.omiod.com/codec/cvid

    Heh.

    If you haven’t already you should discover ‘vlc’ which has played pretty much everything I’ve thrown at it. It’s minimal at the presentation layer, but programmers like it a lot:

    http://www.videolan.org/

    And it’s free.

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