This is one of those simple, but great infographics. Once the news starts talking about "billions" of dollars, the brain goes numb and it all runs together because the numbers are too big for us to comprehend.
Great job David, keep them coming!
Great job David, keep them coming!
Don't get all worked up by the headline, Sinophiles. We're talking about the 60th birthday of the founding of the People's Republic, which Mao Zedong declared on October 1, 1949. Here's a look at China then and now.Most people would have used a bar chart, but a little good design work makes this a compelling infographic.
Not easy to find the designer credit, but the infographic is from Nicholas Felton.
Chris Jordan's photography is focused on visualizing the huge numbers and statistics from life in America. His photos put the large quantities into a visual scale that our brains can understand.
Here's a link that will help support Cool Infographics too.
Artist Chris Jordan shows us an arresting view of what Western culture looks like. His supersized images picture some almost unimaginable statistics -- like the astonishing number of paper cups we use every single day.
Chris Jordan runs the numbers on modern American life -- making large-format, long-zoom artwork from the most mindblowing data about our stuff.Thanks to Ben Fry for posting this on his site.
Here's a glimpse of Chris Jordan's current project in-progress on the island of Midway Atoll (http://www.midwayjourney.com/).
Personas shows you how the Internet sees you. Upon entering a name, it scours the Internet looking for characterizing statements to use in its analysis. After suitable information has been found, the viewer watches as the machine tries to make sense of the displayed text. Once it has reached its final conclusions, the resulting "Personas vector" is displayed and annotated with a minimal legend.
Personas is just one part of the Metropath(ologies) exhibit, now currently on display at the MIT Museum through September 2009 (it needs a new home!). Metropath(ologies) is a participatory installation about living in a world overflowing with information and non-stop communication, a world in which you are simultaneously the audience and the subject. It is deliberately ambiguous about the desirability of this communication abundance, riding the line between serene and sinister.Found on VisualThinkMap.
Mike uses the data of the Great American Beer Festival medal winners from 1987-2008, and this year he has added some new infographics to help support the map. If you live in Oklahoma or North Dakota, I hope you're drinking out-of-state beer! I'm just saying.
Nice work Mike!
For those of us that enjoy dark beer, it may come as a surprise that there really is a technical difference between a porter and a stout beer. The guys over of GeekBeer.com have attempted to explain it, along with this great infographic by Ethan John. Ethan was kind enough to put the images up on his Flickr Photostream.
Great job Ethan!
The interactive chart below represents the GDP per capita for each country. Click on any of the buttons to view the data for that particular group of nations. You can highlight a particular country by selecting it in the dropdown box. The data was compiled from the 2008 CIA World Factbook.
First, Jess from WallStats.com has released the 2010 Death & Taxes poster. This is one of the best infographic examples today. It's extremely informative, and the topic has a very wide reach. The Death & Taxes poster from 2007 was my initial post on Cool Infographics, so I'm very excited to see this update. Now the 2010 version is available to purchase as a poster here. Great job Jess!
Second, I'm really impressed by the viewer code for the poster. It's from Zoomorama.com, and lets me embed the interactive viewer. The built-in zoom is pretty nice, but the Quick Find index on the left side is the best part.