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The ratio of US jobseekers to US jobs stands at 4:1.via John Irons (of argmax.com fame)   The jobs-to-seekers ratio rises immediately during a recession, but does not decrease as quickly after the recession ends. (Is this true in general?) The … Continue reading

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The last decade’s debt record for several rich countries. 3-month Bond Yields owed by some of them:      (SOURCE: Bloomberg) Japan .10% UK .41% Germany .28% US .04% And here’s one of the yield curves (US’):   (Remember, higher … Continue reading

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US presidential voting record, 2008 The map has been transformed (via a diffeomorphism) to make its graphical area proportional to the number of voters. Each county was then coloured according to the proportion of votes for Obama:McCain. SOURCE (Source: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mejn/election/2008/)

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Look at just the first digit and the number of digits. science: 32914, 11566, 4989, 3743, 968, 814, 673, 482, 286, 2811 black and white: 1694, 1167, 1108, 988, 919, 639, 596, 591, 580, 544 lol: 22627, 18100, 17688, 14374, 13459, 12045, … Continue reading

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Here is how to improve your charts, graphs, maps, and plots: Erase non-data ink. Erase redundant data ink. Maximize the ratio of data to ink. Show data variation, not design variation. The surface area of graphical elements should be directly … Continue reading

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