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Yet another sophisticated online graph from the NYTimes, here illustrating the yearly estimates for seven different economic indicators, such as "Federal Budget Surplus", "Change in Number of Jobs" and "Real Minimum Wage". On the interactive heatmap, values are sorted from lowest to highest, assigned a color based on their order and then plotted chronologically to be compared with the US Presidents in power. Additional large bar graphs provide a more detailed view of each of the indicators.

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I'm glad you wrote this one up. I get the NY Times on paper but it was your article that alerted me to the on-line, interactive version of the graphic. I posted my own take -- more on a different heatmap than on this one -- at

http://www.intelligententerprise.com/blog/archives/2008/10/heatmap_visuali.html

Thu 23 Oct 2008 at 4:26 AM

Watch this insightful video about our economy. http://www.thetruthabout.com/public/297.cfm?affID=and16

Thu 20 Nov 2008 at 6:25 AM
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