Ben Parzybok

will forget your name, and feel very badly about it

Spoiler: better than Rwanda, worse than Cambodia

I love David McCandless’s information visualizations at Information is Beautiful.

Today’s project is a re-visualization of Business Insider’s charts for their post ‘What the Wall Street Protestors are so Angry about…

McCandless has a gift for making data instantly grok-able.

Information is Beautiful - what are Wall St. protestors angry about

 

Sweden at 23x still seems pretty damn high. The poverty line for a 4 person family in the US is $22,050 and I started to play with the numbers above before I realized that they’re based on the Gini Coefficient…which is above my math level.

Though sometimes narrative can be much more powerful. This one has been making the rounds.

 

 

Author: Benjamin Parzybok

My name is Ben Parzybok and I'm a novelist and programmer living in Portland, OR. @sparkwatson

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