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pefjr
08-30-2010, 01:56 PM
Your Life Explained With Scientific Graphs


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pefjr
08-30-2010, 01:58 PM
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pefjr
08-30-2010, 01:59 PM
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botebum
08-30-2010, 02:06 PM
Very funny.

Too bad you had to address it to the guy that kept you from looking really stupid before you posted so many times because he has enough intelligence to check facts.

You are the grand symbol of the Republican Party. Be Proud!

Doug

botebum
08-30-2010, 02:16 PM
That would be "the guy who," unless you think Keith is a robot.I am so sorry, Donn. Thought I could get away with it. Your Mom said you were napping and couldn't play.:D

Doug

bobbys
08-30-2010, 03:19 PM
I do not think Keith has any Humorous graphs in his catalog..

Not saying he do not have a sense of humorrumor has it he has a vast collection of jokes from the other side of the centerfolds.

cs
08-30-2010, 03:25 PM
http://graphjam.wordpress.com/files/2008/07/funny-graphs-love-shack.gif

Chad

Canoez
08-30-2010, 03:27 PM
http://i.imgur.com/J7wne.png
^ ^ ^

Like that one!

botebum
08-30-2010, 03:30 PM
I do not think Keith has any Humorous graphs in his catalog..

Not saying he do not have a sense of humorrumor has it he has a vast collection of jokes from the other side of the centerfolds.Hey Donn. Have fun with this:d

Doug

John of Phoenix
08-30-2010, 03:46 PM
"A man's got to know his limitations." - Dirty Harry

C. Ross
08-30-2010, 03:51 PM
Keith hates graphs. He just adds them as a service to the innumerate.

bobbys
08-30-2010, 04:26 PM
Hey Donn. Have fun with this:d

Doug.

LOL That wuz on Purposeporpoise

Keith Wilson
08-30-2010, 04:32 PM
A graph is just a way of fitting a lot of information in a small space. Be thankful I use them as much as I do; the alternatives are MUCH lengthier.

I like this one, although "need money" should really only be about 60%:

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Bruce Hooke
08-30-2010, 04:45 PM
If you want to see some examples of what happens when you really start going deep into the visual display of quantitative information (the larger "field" of which graphs are just a subset), check out this website: http://flowingdata.com/ (http://projects.flowingdata.com/)

Keith Wilson
08-30-2010, 04:53 PM
I'm a great fan of Tufte. This is one of the best books I've ever read:

http://www.javiertordable.com/img/tufte-visual-display.jpg

Nicholas Scheuer
08-30-2010, 05:28 PM
NBews flash to Donn:

Keith continually gives us info we can use. You just give us spelling and grammar; or is it grammer?

Moby Nick

JBreeze
08-30-2010, 05:30 PM
A site that has interesting economic and financial information:

http://chartporn.org/

Here is an example:

http://chartporn.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/image49.png

C. Ross
08-30-2010, 05:30 PM
Keith offers better information skills. Donn offers better communication skills. I'll take both, thank you.

johnw
08-30-2010, 05:40 PM
I'm a great fan of Tufte. This is one of the best books I've ever read:

http://www.javiertordable.com/img/tufte-visual-display.jpg
Here's my favorite graph from that book:

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/29/Minard.png/800px-Minard.png

Bruce Hooke
08-30-2010, 06:21 PM
I'm a great fan of Tufte. This is one of the best books I've ever read...

I thought you might be a fellow fan of Tufte. I love that book too.

katey
08-30-2010, 06:50 PM
Tufte has several books, all of which are interesting, but that one is the best.

purri
08-30-2010, 07:22 PM
Most graphs are disjunctive syllogisms.

Nanoose
08-30-2010, 07:28 PM
If you want to see some examples of what happens when you really start going deep into the visual display of quantitative information (the larger "field" of which graphs are just a subset), check out this website: http://flowingdata.com/ (http://projects.flowingdata.com/)

OK..I just 'spent' waaay too much time at that site.
Thanks, I think.
;)

Bruce Hooke
08-30-2010, 07:39 PM
OK..I just 'spent' waaay too much time at that site.
Thanks, I think.
;)

You're welcome...I hope! ;)

That site has a whole mix of stuff...from very relevant and interesting to totally irrelevant but still fascinating!

Bruce Hooke
08-30-2010, 07:45 PM
Most graphs are disjunctive syllogisms.

This is probably true of many graphs put out by politicians and other similar types, but an important part of what Tufte argues for in his book is graphs that do not distort the information. Such graphs may not be so common but they are there. I might venture a guess that the majority of graphs (at least the ones that show up in the popular press) are not so much disjunctive syllogisms as simply unintentional misrepresentations. Take a typical stock price graph, which has as the baseline not zero but some arbitrary currency amount a bit lower then the lowest price of the stock over the time period in question. This format is used to make it easy to read the graph but it ends up making it look like the price fluctuations have been much bigger on a percent basis than they actually have been.

Keith Wilson
08-30-2010, 09:05 PM
While it's quite possible - easy, in fact - to distort information with a badly-done graph, or a deliberately deceptive one, a good one does not do that. OTOH, every graph shows some information, and there is an very large amount of information it doesn't show. I obviously pick information that supports the point I'm trying to get across.

That diagram of Napoleon's Russian campaign is simply brilliant.

Nanoose
08-31-2010, 12:06 AM
You're welcome...I hope! ;)

That site has a whole mix of stuff...from very relevant and interesting to totally irrelevant but still fascinating!

Ya....I had to download the Periodic Table of Visualization Methods before I left.
;)
As I said, thanks....I think!....:D

Chip-skiff
08-31-2010, 01:17 AM
Uhhh, Quantitative?

Is that, like, a whole lot of tits?

Keith Wilson
08-31-2010, 07:16 AM
Involving numbers.

The word you're looking for is quantititty.

Captain Blight
08-31-2010, 11:19 AM
Quan-tit-titty? Is that how it's pronounced? Really?

My inner 3rd-grader is smirking like mad.

Keith Wilson
09-01-2010, 07:40 AM
My inner third-grader just made that up (chortle, chortle).

Flying Orca
09-01-2010, 09:49 AM
...quantitillating us all.

pefjr
09-01-2010, 01:11 PM
My inner third-grader just made that up (chortle, chortle).

We need charts on this subject or even better pictures, not made up Latin

Keith Wilson
09-01-2010, 06:42 PM
That's Mike's department.

pefjr
09-01-2010, 11:18 PM
The word you're looking for is quantititty.I like the ebonics word better, and it's 5th grade. Hooters. If you were excited about Hooters in the third grade, then you must a been held back a couple years, like before "no child left behind.

DD?
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Ian McColgin
09-01-2010, 11:31 PM
Anyone remember that graph General McCool (wasshissname) used to explain Afghanistan?