The 2009 Feltron Annual Report – OCD Made Sexy

Posted to Infographics  |  Nathan Yau

Nicholas Felton’s personal annual report on his life is now up. For those not in the know, Felton makes this report every year based on data he has collected about himself. People see the report, and think to themselves, “I want that for my life.”

Usually he collects data himself, but in 2009 he gave a card with a URL to everyone he interacted with, and they in turn filled out their assessments of him.

I kept track only of who I gave survey invitations to, the number of the card and where it was given. The surveys answers were submitted via text forms, allowing the respondee to write whatever they desired, and leaving the task of making comparisons between the data up to me.

The end result is a report similar to that of an annual business progress report, only much sexier.

Check out the full report here, and pre-order yourself a letterpressed copy, shipping out in March. Or even better – start collecting data about yourself and make your own report.

[via @iA]

7 Comments

Favorites

Best Data Visualization Projects of 2016

Here are my favorites for the year.

Causes of Death

There are many ways to die. Cancer. Infection. Mental. External. This is how different groups of people died over the past 10 years, visualized by age.

The Best Data Visualization Projects of 2014

It’s always tough to pick my favorite visualization projects. Nevertheless, I gave it a go.

Graphical perception – learn the fundamentals first

Before you dive into the advanced stuff – like just about everything in your life – you have to learn the fundamentals before you know when you can break the rules.