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visualizing with words

Chris Jordan is a photo artist who tries to use art to get us thinking about big numbers. This is the explanation on his site for his Running the numbers: an American self-portrait project: Running the Numbers looks at contemporary American … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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the joy of stats

We humans are good at seeing patterns. But one has to take that quite literally, seeing patterns. At least for those with brains as limited as mine. If you’ve got a fancy for data like me, that means you have … Continue reading

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