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Curated The System

The economic dashboard

What’s the state of the economy? – a stunningly brilliant visualization of where the economy has been (lagging indicators) and where it’s going (leading indicators). The explanations are excellent too. (Via Flowing Data).

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Code Curated

JBox2D equals fun

JBox2D is a port of a C++ physics engine to Java. Being Java means you can use it in Processing. Being Processing means you can use it for *fun*. And the demos, behold, they are fun!

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Code Curated

Info viz with JavaScript

Massive kudos to John Resig for his JavaScript Processing port. Take this plus the new-to-me JavaScript Information Visualization Toolkit, and it seems likely that data on the web is going to get a lot prettier (and less Flashy) in the next 6-12 months. Huzzah!