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TDWI Upside - Where Data Means Business

Data Stories: Cost of Living, Speed of Salary, Price of Light

Minimum wages by state, comparing large salary ranges, and the history of artificial light.


Wages by State

Flowing Data

This animated graph from Flowing Data shows the relationship between the minimum wage and average cost of living over time across the U.S.


Money by the Moment 

This series of simple animations contrasts the average pay for various professions and also shows how fast a few large companies and government agencies make or spend money respectively.


The Affordability of Light

The Pudding

This humorous scrolling visualization from The Pudding demonstrates how long it takes for the average person to earn enough money to pay for artificial light versus how long it took at two points in history.


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