Data USA sets a new bar for informing the public through data visualizations - Sunlight Foundation Blog
"Data USA is live! The powerful open source data visualization platform was developed at the MIT Media Lab with funding and expertise provided by Deloitte. As The Next Web notes, the tool is a gold mine for data nerds. Nation, know thyself Like Data Viva, which uses the same technology to visualize vast amounts of government data in Brazil, Data USA enables users to instantly visualize open data from government agencies, drilling down into locations, industries or occupations with just a click. For instance, what does government data say about the District of Columbia? Click over to D.C. and explore what the data can tell us about demographics, housing, education and transit in the nation's capital ..."
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