Tagged: infographic

Infographic: Buying an iPad 3 - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Feb 27, 2012

A fascinating infographic from research firm AYTM Research (Ask Your Target Market) looks at who is likely to buy the soon-to-be-released iPad 3, and why they might do so. Some of my favourite stats? Far more people are likely to buy this as their first iPad, than as their next one [herroooo market penetration!]. Also, [...] … Read More

The bulk of the nation (infographic) - Visibly Shaken

Peter Griffin Feb 24, 2012

If you bought a paper this morning, particularly the Herald, you’ll have bene greated with front-page stories detailing a list of 49 foods that obese people should avoid. In fact, we should probably all avoid them, but University of Otago researchers who put the list together, are targeting people who are overweight or obese and suggesting foods they can swap … Read More

A day of maps and visualisations - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Jan 28, 2011

I’m a pretty visual being, and today has been a feast for my soul. Whilst writing our weekly newsletter, I came across a bunch of awesome stuff around mapping and visualisations.  Which I’m going to share (warning: short blog post due to encroachment of Friday arvo beer o’clock). In order of discovery, then: … Read More

Fun with ngrams - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Dec 19, 2010

As everyone will know by now, GoogleLabs has created a database of words from Google Books and presented an on-line tool allowing users to create plots of ngrams. Details of how all this works are briefly outlined in a help page and a research paper in Science. Read More

Varmus on writing, Autism, infographics, NCEA, cartoons and much more - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Sep 23, 2010

Before settling down to some more lengthy science – I know I keep promising this, but I’m having a funny old time at work – here’s a round-up of interesting reads I’ve run into over the past week or so. Varmus on writing Harold Varmus has written in the Washington Post in particular about writing, … Read More