Archive for 'economics'

Client work: United States vs Russia

Client work: United States vs Russia

Posted on 21. Oct, 2009 by .

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Here is one in a series I am doing for Mint.com.  It is a comparison of the United States and Russia over 100 factors.  I have used the same format in comparing China, Canada and Mexico, and India.  Pretty popular stuff, with over 4500 Diggs between them. The first thing most people notice is that […]

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Flowcapping: Visualizing One Trillion Dollars (video)

Flowcapping: Visualizing One Trillion Dollars (video)

Posted on 27. Apr, 2009 by .

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Another flowcap of the process of creating an infographic.  This time its much shorter, about 1 minute.  It turns out that watching the creation non-linear infographics is not as exciting in fast motion as more of the all-in-one infographics.  The previous flowcap video is here. View in fullscreen. As you can see this project was […]

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Discussion: Biflation, What is it? Does it Exist?

Discussion: Biflation, What is it? Does it Exist?

Posted on 14. Apr, 2009 by .

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So I have this issue for a infographic I am working on and decided to throw the question out there to see if I can get any answers. I have emailed several econ professors with the following email, but perhaps the net at large will have better insights. I am a graphic designer who specializes […]

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The Fall of GM – a visual guide

The Fall of GM – a visual guide

Posted on 05. Jan, 2009 by .

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Many aspects of this graphic can apply to the rest of the Big Three but I focused on GM since they are in the most dire position.  GM has many woes, the least of which is a shortfall of money, so why do people think that an infusion of cash will do anything but prolong […]

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A Visual Guide to the Financial Crisis

A Visual Guide to the Financial Crisis

Posted on 11. Dec, 2008 by .

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You may have seen this around.  It’s some client work I did for mint.com, originally posted here.  This financial crisis is quite difficult to pin down because there are many factors involved, chain reactions, and negligence abound.  So I created this primer to help people get their heads around it.  It is a loose flow […]

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The Ekonami

The Ekonami

Posted on 27. Oct, 2008 by .

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I created this little pictogram to sum up the economy lately.  I think it works on many levels.  If it doesn’t make sense to you, that is OK.    

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$700 Billion bailout… so who's paying?

$700 Billion bailout… so who's paying?

Posted on 25. Sep, 2008 by .

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So the Gov’ment is on a shopping spree.  Well like all post shopping hangovers, the bill can be quite sobering.  So here is a little graphic to explain just who is paying for this bailout and how much. The data and forumlas used were crafted when I was doing research on the “Who pays?” section […]

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Bush's new Alternative Energy is powered by smoke and mirrors.

Bush's new Alternative Energy is powered by smoke and mirrors.

Posted on 13. Jun, 2008 by .

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Keeping America competitive requires affordable energy. And here we have a serious problem: America is addicted to oil, which is often imported from unstable parts of the world. The best way to break this addiction is through technology. Since 2001, we have spent nearly $10 billion to develop cleaner, cheaper, and more reliable alternative energy […]

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Visualizing One Billion Dollars.

Visualizing One Billion Dollars.

Posted on 30. May, 2008 by .

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The Death and Taxes poster contains a lot of information and is great for putting federal spending in context.  However, the de-facto unit of measure is one billion dollars.  I realized that people often have a hard time grasping just what one billion dollars is.  So to provide further context to the poster, I am […]

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Total military and national security spending in the U.S. federal budget.

Total military and national security spending in the U.S. federal budget.

Posted on 20. Apr, 2008 by .

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Every year people ask me, “Just what is all this military/national security spending you list?”. Well I have decided to type it all out once and for all. What qualifies spending as ‘military’ or ‘national security’ is subjective. There is strict interpretations which only includes funding with in the Department of Defense, and there are […]

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