Another fine example of an outstanding data visualization from the WSJ. We call it the beats of the financial crisis.
These diagrams perfectly demonstrate how many people are having a bad time now because of the greed, ruthlessness and high criminal energy levels of a few.
And this just seems to be the beginning or better to say the end of the beginning.
Wall Street Journal data visualization
- Data-visualization: Charting The Banking Crisis
- Data Visualization: Impact of the Subprime Crisis
- Humor: Music videos about the Financial crisis
- Data-Visualization: Ensuring the Future of Food
The web log “And Still I Persist” has made two interesting implementations available that demonstrate how data-visualization tools similar to “Gapminder’s Trendalyzer” can be used to show patterns in vast amounts of data.
They used OSG’s Boomerang technology to show changes in banks’ mortgage portfolios based on the data the banks have reported to the FDIC. The first chart / animation shows the amounts of 90+ days late mortgages and the second one visualizes the changed amounts in mortgages that…
We always love the data visualizations from the New York Times. Their designers are really doing an outstanding job.
Yesterday they have published another great one on a topic that is very hard to visualize – a graphic showing how regions throughout the United States are hit differently by the Subprime Mortgage crisis and the level of foreclosures resulting from that.
More information and the full size graphics at the “New York Times”.
Four music videos on the banking crisis based on some all time classics – from Elton John’s Candles in the Wind / Bankers in the Wind to Billy Joel’s We Didn’t Start the Fire / Wall Street Meltdown
A Sims style data-visualization by the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery explaining some of the complex networks around how food arrives on tables in Japan and the food industry.
Worth watching for the graphics alone.