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Derivatives - The Unregulated Global Casino for Banks
Excellent picture of the size of derivatives for major banks.
banking  infographics  via:HackerNews 
april 2012 by mcherm
The fall is gonna kill you* | The Incidental Economist
Budget growth in the future. Interest is biggest, and if that's fixed then it's medical costs.
politics  budget  infographics  personal_net  via:HackerNews 
april 2012 by mcherm
Graphic Design the Fox News Way » Sociological Images
Fox news is just not journalism. Here's a graph where they simply LIED by printing the numbers on a graph that doesn't represent how the numbers actually move.
journalism  via:boingboing  foxnews  infographics  math 
december 2011 by mcherm
Project Manager’s vs. Developer’s View
Infographic showing that developers want to work with cutting edge stuff and managers don't want to.
infographics  softwaredevelopment  languages  via:LarryOBrien 
march 2010 by mcherm's Historical Browser Statistics
Very good way of displaying the results of the current browser war.
infographics  browsers 
december 2009 by mcherm
The Facts About Bottled Water
An infographic with facts about bottled water.
environment  infographics  via:reddit 
december 2009 by mcherm
2845 ways to spin the Risk | Understanding Unce - Flash Player Installation
An example about how to lie with statistics. The exact same statistic presented thousands of different ways, with some information about how people will respond.
infographics  statistics 
august 2009 by mcherm
Rape Fantasies and Hygiene By State « OkTrends
Extracting very interesting statistics from the data people input into an online dating site. The amount of data that they have is ENORMOUS (people are strongly motivated to answer THESE surveys).
statistics  infographics  survey  via:HackerNews  OkCupid 
june 2009 by mcherm
Bailout Costs vs Big Historical Events | The Big Picture
A good picture showing just how big the US bailout is. I just wish that this ALSO showed two other things: the annual US govt budget, and the annual US economy.
infographics  financial-crisis  visualisation 
june 2009 by mcherm
All of Inflation’s Little Parts - The New York Times
A fascinating graphic describing what the US population spends its money on. The way in which the information is displayed is the most interesting feature -- it's actually quite a clever presentation mechanism.
graphics  information  infographics  visualisation  webdesign  nytimes  money  economics 
may 2008 by mcherm

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