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The Big Book of Dashboards!

The Big Book of Dashboards is a fantastic new book release in 2017 co-authored by Steve Wexler, Jeffrey Shaffer, and Andy Cotgreave. Published by Wiley, the book is available in print and ebook. You can check it out here on Amazon! The...Show More Summary

The Sci-Fi Timeline

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

The Sci-fi genre contains some fantastic and horrifying ideas about the future, but how far away are they? The Sci-Fi Timeline created by Glow places classic sci-fi movies and games on a very long timeline. We're all used to seeing movies...Show More Summary

The Colors of Mister Rogers' Cardigans

Owen Phillips was recently transfixed watching a Mister Rogers' Neighborhood marathon, and after finding the data, visualized Every Color Of Cardigan Mister Rogers Wore From 1979–2001 for The Awl. From Owen: For the past few days I’ve been transfixed by the “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” marathon that began on Monday afternoon over on Twitch. Show More Summary

Interactive Cocktail Shaker

David McCandless and the team at Information Is Beautiful have created this impressive Guide to Cocktails in both interactive and static versions. 75+ classic cocktail recipes from the International Bartender’s Association’s list of drinks every bartender should know. Forget old-school measures like ml and oz. Show More Summary

How Do You Spend the Days of Your Life?

Nathan Yau from FlowingData has taken an in-depth look at the statistics behind How the Average Working Adult Spends Days in their lifetime. There were some graphics going around that showed the total amount of time spent during an average person’s lifetime doing things. Show More Summary

How 5 Tech Giants Make Their Billions

How 5 Tech Giants Make Their Billions is a good doughnut-style data visualization design from Visual Capitalist. These five tech companies are the most valuable stocks in the U.S. market, worth a collective $2.9 trillion in market capitalization. Show More Summary

Elon Musk's Resume of Failures

It's very common for super successful people to have their fair share of failures along the way. But Elon Musk has an astonishing amount of failures that has led to his massive success! In fact, so many that Kickresume has created a resume out of them. Show More Summary

Six Maps that Show America’s Infrastructure

2 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

Tim Meko, a graphic reported at the Washington Post, designs some fantastic data visualizations. Six Maps that Show the Anatomy of America’s Vast Infrastructure is a great visual exploration of what makes America run. Check out the original article for more explanation of each map and more visual details. Found on FlowingData

Evolution of the Game Console

2 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

The Evolution of the Game Console infographic from remembers our childhood with a timeline of the last 18 major game consoles. Bound to bring back fond childhood memories, (for most of us!) our infographic takes you through the fascinating evolution of the home games console. Show More Summary

A History of Space Travel infographic poster

2 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

A History of Space Travel is a new infographic poster from Pop Chart Lab that covers the spacecraft, launch vehicles, space suits and mission timelines from countries all over Earth. Prints of this 24"x36" poster are available for $35...Show More Summary

Visualizing Climate Change

2 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

Climate Change is Rewriting the History Books is an infographic from Climate Central that uses a heatmap design style to show how average temperatures have changed over the last 137 years. This March clocked in as the second warmestShow More Summary

Cool Infographics Book in Chinese!

2 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

I was finally able to get my own printed copy of the Chinese translated version of the Cool Infographics book! According to my publisher, Wiley, it has been translated into Simplified Chinese, and Orthodox Chinese, Korean and Russian versions are still in the works. Show More Summary

534 Apple Products On One Giant Poster

2 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

534 Apple Products on One Giant Poster are included in The Insanely Great History of Apple 3.0 poster from Pop Chart Lab. It is the new and improved list of all Apple products ever made! You can buy a 28"x 42" print of the infographic...Show More Summary

Big Data Bootcamp in Dallas May 5-7

2 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

I'll be giving my talk "What is Good DataViz Design?" at the Big Data Bootcamp in Dallas, May 5-7, 2017 at the Irving Convention Center. There will be other fantastic speakers as well, including Barrret Clark, author of the Data Visualization...Show More Summary

Interview about DataViz & Infographics Design

2 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

Expert Interview – Data Visualization & Infographics Last week I was interviewed for a new article by Dade Paper all about Data Visualization and Infographics design. The interview covered some of the best reasons to use infographics for marketing and advice for anyone that wants to start using infographics as a part of their marketing strategy. Check out the full interview HERE

The Best Times to Post to Social Networks

2 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

When you are promoting your product through social media platforms, you want to make sure you are setting yourself up for success. First Site Guide has published the The Best Times to Post to Social Media infographic cheat sheet gives you data on the daily high traffic times of each platform to increase the likelihood of your post being seen. Show More Summary

The Data Visualization Toolkit signed book giveaway

3 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

For the April Giveaway, I have a signed copy of the Data Visualization Toolkit by Barrett Clark. Register on the Giveaways Page by April 30th to be entered. From Amazon: Data Visualization Toolkit is your hands-on, practical, and holistic guide to the art of visualizing data. Show More Summary

Visualising The Beatles Signed Book Giveaway

3 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

Don't miss your chance to register for the Giveaway in March! I have one SIGNED COPY of the new infographics book Visualising The Beatles by John Pring and Rob Thomas! Register below by 11:59pm CT on March 31, 2017 to be entered. A winner...Show More Summary

Iconography of Ink

3 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

Iconography of Ink, created by, maps out 90 celebrity tattoos and their connections to one another. You can find other interesting facts and tips about tattoos at Tattoos—originating from the Tahitian word ‘tatau’—have decorated the skins of endless cultures, spanning thousands of years. Show More Summary

Will Your Meeting Suck?

3 months agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

Are you in charge of scheduling meetings? We all know that nobody tends to like meetings. But you can use the Will Your Meeting Suck flowchart from Join Me to help schedule your next meeting. Avoid some mistakes and maybe you'll be the...Show More Summary

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