G.I.S. for everyone

Geographic Information Systems for the Masses: http://www.patchworknation.org/ Interesting site, with many usability features that will enhance it’s utility. Does not seem to be very web 2.0, but that could change, with user-generated searches and maps becoming more and more the center-piece of the site.

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G.I.S. for everyone

Data Visualization of Financial Crisis

Great visualization of the shrinking market capitalization of the financial industry in the wake of the current financial crisis, at the NYT.  Another example of a newspaper doing the web right:

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2009/09/12/business/financial-markets-graphic.html

Data Visualization of Financial Crisis