Unemployment Visualized As A Zombie Outbreak

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Maybe.

At some point, we’re going to have to stop referring to every red-hued outbreak map as being zombie-like, but this is not that point. It’s nearly Halloween, the #2 movie in the nation is Zombieland, and yesterday the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis warned that unemployment may exceed 10% before the end of the year. This is the appropriate way to view unemployment today.

For added fun, why not play the song “re: Your Brains” by Jonathan Coulton while you watch the map animation? The catchy song about white collar employment and zombiedom somehow makes the doom and gloom easier to take.

“The Geography of Jobs” [TIP Strategies via The Next Web]

“re: Your Brains” [Jonathan Coulton]

(Photo: eyesplash Mikul)