Visualizing the National Defecit

I’ve really gotten into data visualization lately as a way of conceptualizing the volumes of data I deal with on a daily basis. So far, I’m only observing others who visualize data.  Not by actually doing any, but I’d like to in the future.  For now, I’m just reading blogs that have to do with data visualization.

So I was really excited when Mr. B sent me this link.  The guy who runs this site basically takes stuff in the news on a day-to-day basis and makes simple videos that explain situations without much political bias.  Easy to understand and very effective.  The way data should be.

Here’s one comparing health care between states:

And here’s one on the U.S. federal deficit: