This Little Piggy Had Antibiotics

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We have access to and consume more news and information than ever.  But what are we taking from it all?
Is this knowledge adding up in any meaningful way or is it all merely washing over us?

Ape Con Myth wants to see what happens when you start adding it up.  Of course, where does one begin with
such an endeavor, when a single New York Times op-ed piece can yield all of this and more:

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2007 U.S. GDP in Pie-Vision!

Five days a week (or more), millions of Americans leave their homes to go to “work”.  What does it all add up to?  Gross Domestic Product, the sum of all final goods and services.

Below, we have the United States’ $14.1 trillion GDP from 2007, which means you are also looking at the output from the largest economy on Earth that year.

(click image to explore – (it’s a large file, so give it a second))

What do you see?  For those game to squeeze their mind grapes, please put any thoughts or questions in the comments to guide future research.  This is only the beginning of digging into GDP…

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