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.
Become a member.
Learn to visualize your data.
What you get
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.
The individual data points of life are much less predictable than the average. Here’s a simulation that shows you how much time is left on the clock.
There are rules—usually for specific chart types meant to be read in a specific way—that you shouldn’t break. When they are, everyone loses. This is that small handful.
A closer look at the age old question of where there are more bars than grocery stores, and vice versa.