Posts tagged with ‘infographic’
For those who are not very familiar with the federal budget, it can be a challenge to find out how much the government spends and takes in each year and what programs and revenue sources account for the largest portions of those budgetary flows. Having just released the latest budget projections for the next 10 years, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) updated the budget infographics, which provide answers to those questions and others.
For key facts about the federal budget for 2013 and a visual history of the federal deficit and debt over the past 40 years, check out: The Federal Budget in 2013.
Find more information about other components of the federal budget, such as how receipts from individual income taxes have fluctuated over the past 20 years, how much the government spent on health care programs and defense in 2013, how such spending has changed over time in the Revenues, Mandatory Spending and Discretionary Spending infographics.
Scientific evidence for the benefits of dietary supplements. A great infographic from donnaromer:
“This visualisation generates itself from this Google Doc. So when new research comes out, we can quickly update the data and regenerate the image. (How cool is that??)”
Experience this live infographic by David McCandless & Andy Perkins.
Here is the Google Doc source if you want to see the raw data:
I am a big fan of visualizations for a well summarized big picture view. But the real utility is when they become doors that you can walk through more than once. A realtime, constantly changing data source that updates a sophisticated presentation layer is far more useful.
Next … give me a way to subscribe to this living visualization along with notifications that let me know when the spheres of interest change and are relevant to me. I will walk through that door every time.
This really shows you the head to head battles going on in Silicon Valley. For every 15 people who left Google for Facebook, the GOOG was only able to steal one from Zuck. Microsoft was hit even harder, losing 30:1 vs Facebook. But the most painful of all was the Yahoo! exodus to LinkedIn: 43 Yahoo employees joined the newly IPO’d professional network for every one swimming the other direction… wonder if that has anything to do with their CEO’s career path?
A history of bank megamergers. I remember nearly all of these pretty well, but must admit I don’t recall HF Ahmanson.