Thursday, September 9, 2010

The power of graphics

Intelligent persons have written wonderful books about creating good graphs. Today, I received two graphs in my Google Reader, and they make such powerful/funny statements that I had to show them, especially since they are visually so comparable.

In the funny category:

In the powerful category (click here for the original article with more powerful visuals):

It's very unlikely that anything in my research career will produce anything that funny, or could influence the voting behaviour of a whole nation, but we can only try.

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