Posts Tagged ‘infographic’

Haiti in Infographics

by Randall Handon January 15, 2010
ChartPorn has begun a collection of infographics and data visualization tools focused on the recent disaster in Haiti.  So far he’s found visualizations of damage, tectonic plate locations, satellite imagery, and diagrams of various logistical challenges. Hit his site for the (Regularly updated) list. Haiti – Chart Porn.

Infographic: The Highest Global Inflation Rates

by Paul Adamson January 15, 2010
Today the U.S. government announced that the inflation rate was 2.7% for 2009. That does not tell you that from March to October, we were in a period of deflation. The main cause of that deflation was lower energy prices, when compared with the same month in 2008. Now that energy prices stabilised and then […]


Infographic: Government Spending: State by State

by Paul Adamson January 14, 2010
BillShrink has an interesting chart showing government spending by state. The chart shows how much the government spends in each state, the percentage of the government spending as part of the gross state product, and a bar graph showing the total gross state product. Instead of going from left to right, the bar graph is […]

Body Parts in Music Genre’s : Fleshmap

by Randall Handon January 14, 2010
Fernanda Viegas and Martin Wattenberg collaborated to analyze a huge collection of music and create an infographic showing the various mentions of human body parts. What do we sing about, when we sing about the body? The chart below, based on a sample of thousands songs, tells the story. The size of a circle corresponds […]


Infographic: The Apple App Store Economy

by Randall Handon January 13, 2010
Gigaom has published a tall infographic showing various statistics of the Apple iPhone App Store Economy.  Some numbers of note: 133,979 Apps, from over 28,000 developers Average wait time for approva: 4.78 days Average cost of paid apps: $2.59 200 Million apps downloaded monthly. See the full graphic on their site. The Apple App Store […]

Visualizing the Band: Pink Floyd

by Randall Handon January 13, 2010
An artist known as 802.11 has posted a beautiful timeline graphic that shows the various activities of the Pink Floyd band members.  Covering 1920 to 2000, the colors and shapes make it just beautiful to look at. I agree with CoolInfographics, this would make a great poster! Pink Floyd Timeline via Cool Infographics – Cool […]


A Year in Iraq and Afghanistan

by Randall Handon January 13, 2010
Information Aesthetics points out a new graphic on the New York Times that their tipster describes as “the least informative graphic of 2010″.  While I’m not sure it’s the least informative, I have to admit I can’t get much use of it. In short, the infographic titled “A Year in Iraq and Afghanistan” (PDF, 7.5MB!) […]

Infographic on World-Wide Housing Bubble

by Paul Adamson January 12, 2010
Was the housing bubble and its collapse an event that occurred just in the United States? Or did the bubble occur in other countries as well. If so, which countries had this problem? The Economist answers this question by using an interactive graphic. You can select from 20 different countries, whether you want to use […]


The Caffeine Poster, How Much Caffeine Are You Drinking?

by Randall Handon January 11, 2010
Randy Krum has created a fun chart showing just how much caffeine is in the various frosty and warm beverages that it takes to keep us up and moving throughout the day. You are what you drink. With so many drinks today claiming to be “energy drinks”, I wanted a little visual clarification, so I […]

Infographic Resumes, A Visual Trend

by Randall Handon January 8, 2010
Wondering how to create a resume for an infographics or graphic design position that stands out from the pack?  Well, how about turning your entire resume into a giant infographic? CoolInfographics has compiled an impressive collection of 18 resumes that showcase the subject’s prowess with information representation, and give great backgrounds on the author. A […]