the art of making powerful comparisons

Just came across a good example of bringing stats to life:

The top 100 billionaires added $240 billion to their wealth in 2012 – enough to end world poverty four times over. 

If you’re interested in how this was calculated, check out this blog post by the guy who did it.

About roger henke

Still figuring out the story line that would satisfy myself here. Listening to what my family and friends evoke, what the words I absorb, the images that move me, the movements that still me, point to.
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