USA Today does some good work

I mentioned in one of my previous articles that for data visualization to become truly interactive one may need to explore newer avenues. I was mighty impressed by this graphic behind the results that appeared in USAToday recently. Here’s why: 1. The authors (Analysis: Paul Overberg of USA TODAY and Robert Lang of Virginia Tech and Graphic: William Couch ...

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USA Today does some good work

The Presidential Race with the Halloween Twist

Posted on 24 October 2008

There has been ample supply of opinion polls and charts regarding the US presidential elections. I’ve been guilty of using Google Trends on this blog earlier. But over the past few days and weeks, the 24x7 in-you-face coverage of dresses, speeches, daughters/family, grand-fathers, great-great-great-grandfathers and anybody remotely in the vicinity of the candidates, has pushed me to a point where I am almost wishing that the election takes place over the weekend be spared the remaining weeks. However a recent story ...
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God vs. Money, Obama vs. McCain

Posted on 02 September 2008

God vs. Money, Obama vs. McCain
I don't know if there's any stastical validity to these results, but Google Trends does let you know what people across the globe are seraching for. As of today: Money 1.00 vs. God 0.62 Obama 2.80 vs. McCain 1.00 John McCain 1.00 vs. Barak Obama 0.50 http://www.google.com/trends
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