Designer Frank Chimero describes how to have an idea with back-of-the-napkin sketches. “Creative people romanticize mistakes and process. But there is no process if you don’t start. No one crumples a blank sheet of paper.”
How to have an idea
Life expectancy changes
The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.
Watching the growth of Walmart – now with 100% more Sam’s Club
The ever so popular Walmart growth map gets an update, and yes, it still looks like a wildfire. Sam’s Club follows soon after, although not nearly as vigorously.
A Day in the Life of Americans
I wanted to see how daily patterns emerge at the individual level and how a person’s entire day plays out. So I simulated 1,000 of them.