USAspending.gov is the publicly accessible, searchable website mandated by the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006. It was created to give the American public access to information on how their tax dollars are spent.
By hovering over any state, the user can see the total fund rewarded and the number of transactions for each state. Selecting a particular state on the chart would expose more information on a new web page.
The map used in this example is called choropleth map; choropleth maps are very effective to display a large amount of information on maps.
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City-Data is a Illinois-based social networking and information website that presents data and information pertaining to U.S. cities, and offers public online forums for discussion. United States cities, counties, zip codes, and neighborhoods are profiled and compared using governmental data.
Georgia Energy Data was developed in partnership between Southface and Georgia State University’s Geospatial Laboratory. Georgia Energy Data delivers unique maps, charts and tables allowing users to easily understand Georgia’s energy consumption, electricity generation and solar assets.
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) is the main advocate for accelerated, comprehensive and coordinated global action on the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
The map displays the number of people living with HIV around the world; the map helps users to quickly locate hot spots, and also allows users to compare between countries and area.
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Athlinks is a free-of-charge social networking website aimed at competitive endurance athletes. It primarily presents race results for running, swimming, cycling, mountain biking, triathlon, and adventure racing. It is also represented as tool for athletes to connect with other competitors and enthusiasts locally.
The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets and satellites. It also provides leasing and product support services. Boeing is among the largest global aircraft manufacturers, is the second-largest defense contractor in the world based on 2013 revenue.