Entries in charts (137)
As the year ends, the 2010 Box Office Movie Chart is complete. A cool, interactive view of the box office receipts by week. It’s pretty large, so you have do some scrolling through they year. If you hover over any movie in the chart, it displays the actual receipt dollars for that week so you can see the numbers behind the chart.
Zach Beane has created a number steam graphs showing movie box office receipts for the last five years and more.
I had an idea for displaying box office data graphically and here are the results. It’s inspired by stream graphs and the works of Edward Tufte.
Each page displays trends in the top 25 movies at the box office for each weekend in a year. The color is based on the movie’s debut week. Because of that, long-running movies will gradually start to stand out from newer movies with different colors.
Nice work Zach!
Found on VizWorld
Who says an infographic can’t be fun or humorous? Could You Be a Failure? is an infographic with 10 line charts looking at different traits by age. NOT based on any hard-core research, these just show the designer’s perceptions by age.
Here is some light but insightful infographic fare. Obviously based on no real data but my own wit, but hopefully it will make people think/smile/laugh.
One cool thing is that they included a blank chart for you to create your own. Go ahead and make one for yourself and hang it up at work. People will definitely notice and probably laugh or comment.
The Shocking Demographics of Cell Phone Use from Wilson Electronics provides this answer (15% say “YES!” apparently hoping someone more interesting is calling…) and more surprising statistics about how cell phone use has grown in the last 10 years.
Wilson Electronics, Inc. sent us this interesting (rather large) infographic outlining the demographics of cellphone use (click for full version).
The infographic illustrates, among other things, the number of cellphones per capita in various countries, the rate of cellphone adoption in the U.S. during the past decade and the acceptability of certain behaviors regarding cellphone use.
Sadly, there is no credit for the designer, but I found it on Twitter, tweeted by @invoke
In 2000, the Pew Internet and American Life Project found that 25% of Americans searched online for health information. Today, 61% rely on the Web for medical and health content. Americans’ growing reliance on Dr. Google and Nurse Yahoo! has led to profound changes in how health organizations and providers relate to and communicate with consumers.
Notably, this infographic provides information on e-patient social media communications from a Project-produced research report, “Communicating with the Empowered E-Patient.” This report is available free of charge to individuals making regular contributions to the Project’s knowledge community, Living the Path. Learn more about how to access this report here.
One of the challenges was defining not only what is an e-patient, but also what is the correct term to refer to these people looking up medical information online. We ended up using Google to determine which terms are used most commonly, and the title ‘e-patient” was clearly the term used most often.
It describes the daily variations on the number of quotations for the top 2 more mentioned candidates, Dilma and Serra. It also points out “of the curve” campaign or media events that took affect on the twitter chattering.
Norton Amato Jr. and his team were gracious enough to translate it into English for readers of Cool Infographics, and here is the original:
Big thanks to Norton and his team! Great job!
I love the Hans Rosling videos from TED. This new video “The Good News of the Decade?” comes from TEDxCHANGE in Sep 2010.
Hans Rosling reframes 10 years of UN data with his spectacular visuals, lighting up an astonishing — mostly unreported — piece of front-page-worthy good news: We’re winning the war against child mortality. Along the way, he debunks one flawed approach to stats that blots out such vital stories.
I love how passionate and excited he gets about statistics!
Also available on YouTube:
The third installment of Pixar’s Toy Story is making a killing at the box office (rightfully so, because it’s Pixar-tastic), but not all trilogies have the same luck. They can’t all be Lord of the Rings epics (all over 90% fresh), unfortunately.
Who knew Free Willy was a trilogy?!?