Posts Tagged ‘Light entertainment’

Light entertainment: how to compare apples and oranges

09 Mar

According to this infographics, created by Jess B. who submitted it, you can compare apples and oranges.


 Fun stuff. The entire chart is here.


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Off-sheet accounting

20 Aug

For mid-week entertainment, this full-page ad appeared in the Wall Street Journal recently:


The vertical axis says "% NYSE of All Market Share Volume".  The time-line is from July 05 to beyond July 08.  The text in the black box is "Matched Market Share: July 11, 2008".

When it's so obvious, it's probably not obvious.  The big story is off the chart: what happened to the other 50% of the volume over the years?

Faced with this, one reaches for the pie chart (... almost).

Small add (8/21/2008):


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