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====== Job Voyager ====== ====== Job Voyager ======
-<swf file="apps/job_voyager" width='610"' height=500></swf>+<swf file="apps/job_voyager" width="610" height="500"></swf> 
This visualization shows stacked time series of reported occupations in the United States Labor Force from 1850-2000. The data has been normalized: for each census year, the percentage of the polled labor force in each occupation is shown. The data is originally from the United States Census Bureau and was provided by the University of Minnesota Population Center ([[http://ipums.org|ipums.org]]). This visualization shows stacked time series of reported occupations in the United States Labor Force from 1850-2000. The data has been normalized: for each census year, the percentage of the polled labor force in each occupation is shown. The data is originally from the United States Census Bureau and was provided by the University of Minnesota Population Center ([[http://ipums.org|ipums.org]]).
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Data for the 1890 census is missing. All visualized values for that year have been interpolated. Also, some categories suffer from missing data in 1940, in which case you may notice some steep drops for that year. Data for the 1890 census is missing. All visualized values for that year have been interpolated. Also, some categories suffer from missing data in 1940, in which case you may notice some steep drops for that year.
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 +The visualization design was inspired by the [[http://www.babynamewizard.com/voyager|Name Voyager]].
<swflink file="apps/job_voyager">Launch full size version.</swflink> <swflink file="apps/job_voyager">Launch full size version.</swflink>
[[http://flare.prefuse.org/src/flare.apps/src/flare/apps/JobVoyager.as|View the source code.]] [[http://flare.prefuse.org/src/flare.apps/src/flare/apps/JobVoyager.as|View the source code.]]