Ride on the VR time series roller coaster

Posted to Infographics  |  Tags: , ,  |  Nathan Yau

Speaking of virtual reality visualization, this Nasdaq roller coaster by Roger Kenny and Ana Asnes Becker for the Wall Street Journal is quite the ride. The underlying data is just the index’s price/earnings ratio over time, but you get to experience the climbs and dips as if you were to ride on top of the time series track.

Weeeeeee, bubble burst.

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