infographics

2/6/12   (Comments: 0)
The infographic used to be a supplement to the story—a bar graph in an especially dry Economist article, a pie chart in a corporate white paper. Somewhere in the last couple of years, the once-humble infographic... Read more
5/14/10   (Comments: 0)
Do you have PowerPoint skills? Can you size images and auto-create charts and graphs from Excel spreadsheets? If so, you might say that you indeed possess PowerPoint skills. It may even be listed on your resume as a job qualification. But if your definition of PowerPoint skills doesn't extend beyond use of the... Read more
4/15/10   (Comments: 0)
Imagine trying to explain the concept of deflation, the oil economy or how the Federal Reserve works so it's easy to comprehend for the financially illiterate. Oh, and it must be interesting and you can't use more than a Web page worth of space. That's the type of challenge the folks at MintLife face... Read more
10/22/09   (Comments: 2)
I distinctly remember some of the criticism of USA Today when it first launched: the color photography,  the short articles, and all of those big infographics. That's journalism? Do the editors have no faith in America's ability to read? (See example of an effective infographic to the right) Well, sure enough, the venerable... Read more