Artist Gustavo Sousa used the Olympic rings as data indicators for statistics like obesity, homicides, and number of billionaires. Each ring represents a continent, and the larger the ring, the larger the value. Simple and an interesting metaphor shift.
Olympic rings as data symbols
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Americans are Growing Bigger
We keep getting bigger. Watch overweight and obesity rates move up over several decades.
Why People Move
Here are the estimates from the Current Population Survey for the most recent time segment between 2017 and 2018.
Goodbye, Mid-Range Shot
There’s a space on the basketball court called “mid-range.” It’s actually not off-limits. In fact, people used to shoot these so-called “mid-range” shots.