Archive for the ‘ready’ Category

September 14th, 2011 - 1:01 am § in Humanities, ready, STEM, Uncategorized

How Do We Get More Students Interested in Math, Science & Tech Careers?

Text from the graphic is probably the best way to introduce this graphic. The U.S. will have more than 1.2 million job openings in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)-related occupations by 2018. These include scientists, doctors, software developers and engineers. Yet, there will be a [...]

September 13th, 2011 - 1:01 am § in Data Visualizations, Humanities, Miscellaneous, ready, Uncategorized

Five years of Kiva lending and borrowing

This is one of the coolest video graphics I’ve seen in a long time. I’m probably a sucker for time progressive videos and that it tracks the progress of one of the most interesting and potent ideas on the Internet, Kiva, certainly doesn’t hurt. This is global economics of the heart[...]

September 12th, 2011 - 1:01 am § in Humanities, Miscellaneous, ready

Visualizing the Local Impact of Unemployment & Recovery

I guess that what impressed me most about this graphic was how fast it was published. The president’s speech was delivered on the 8th and I learned about the graphic (from Development Seed) the next day via ReadWriteWeb. ┬áBut that’s what happens when the data is there and the tools that[...]