Density map of people in the US who changed their profile picture to support marriage equality

Density map of people in the US who changed their profile picture to support marriage equality

With the upcoming discussion of marriage equality in the Supreme Court, you have no doubt seen people changing their profile pictures to the red-backgrounded equals sign in support of marriage equality. The Verge visualizes the popularity of this gesture by county in the US:

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Piece at eBay headquarters using eBay purchase and sale data

Piece at eBay headquarters using eBay purchase and sale data

Jer Thorpe and Mark Hansen created a piece that pulls random words from text of classic novels and visualizes how eBay users interact with that word. The example given is “refrigerator” – where in the US are most people buying refrigerators on eBay and how much are they paying? The piece was housed in the eBay headquarters lobby and automatically refreshed after a given time.