Sunday, July 3, 2011

Infograhpics: Real and Imaginary

Here are two links which might be of interest.  The first is work by Chad Hagan, who creates imaginary information graphics. 


The other item is a page of infographics available from Live Science that features graphics on a wide variety of topics, from the federal budget to the Gulf oil spill or Hurricane Katrina. Here is the one on the recent earthquake in Japan:
Here's a infographic look at the science basics of Japan's earthquake and tsunamis.
Source:LiveScience
And finally something fun.  A map of the world by a believer in a flat-earth:
 Being able to successfully represent data does not mean that one's interpretation is not ideological.