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Visualize How Your Tax Dollars are Spent at The Data Viz Challenge

It’s Tax Day; curious where all your tax dollars go? Thanks to this year’s Data Viz Challenge you can look at dozens of interesting data visualization tools to see just where your money is going.

Earlier this year Google launched the Data Viz Challenge–a five week competition that challenged developers to visualize how federal income tax is spent. Watch the video above for a sneak peek or follow the link below to see the grand prize winner, the runners up, or browse through dozens of additional entries.

Visualize Your Taxes; The Data Viz Challenge 2010 [Data Viz Challenge via The Official Google Blog]

Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 04/18/11

Comments (1)

  1. Raoul Duke

    Great. Now where can I pick up my F-16 i paid over the last decade?

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