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6,000 Pages Tell the World's History [visualizing.org] by Fathom Information Design aims to convey the dynamic and rich history of GE between the years 1892 and 2011.

The interactive graph basically acts as an interface to a predefined collection of keywords that have been listed under 5 distinct topical categorizations, which are "GE", "Moving", "Powering", "Curing" and "Building". One can explore the historical frequency of specific topics by selecting one of the keywords, or click one of the little multiples to get direct access to the corresponding page of annual report in which the keyword appeared.

Via FlowingData.