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US pverty in 2005

  1. 1960
  2. 1965
  3. 1970
  4. 1975
  5. 1980
  6. 1985
  7. 1990
  8. 1995
  9. 2000
  10. 2005
  11. 2010

Record numbers of Americans are living in poverty - 46.2 million, according to the latest data from the US Census Bureau. Using data gathered from The Guardian, I used various web tools to generate a dynamic, typographic representation of the percentage of Americans living in poverty since 1960. Source.

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"Equals," a typographic currency converter, visualizes select currencies from around the world and uses a dynamic equals sign to convey proportionality. Source

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ONE, THE LONELIEST NUMBER

"One" is a song written by Harry Nilsson who wrote the song after calling someone and getting a busy signal. He stayed on the line listening to the "beep, beep, beep, beep..." tone, writing the song. The busy signal became the opening notes of the song.