Yep, still amusing. [via]
They forgot “Global map of who cares?”
“Something” seems to be a trending topic. I wonder if it has a hastag.
Maybe they should call them infocrapics?
Should have done a frequency plot
What totally gets me about the “periodic table of something” genre is that the actual periodic table is *periodic*, and was initially published with holes. The periodicity said something about the elements, and the holes made it a predictive tool as well as a descriptive one. Nothing else I’ve seen does that.
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