The World Cup Is So Predictable
Apparently some savante has come up with a formula for soothsaying the winner of this year’s World Cup. Wired UK ran an image visualising the algorithm. Designed by the always awesome SectionDesign.
The Appliance Of Science
How much energy does a microphone use? Or a blender? Or a sateillite dish? And how much does that add up to over a year, money-wise and planet-wise? A lovely playful app from Pentagram team of Lisa Strausfield and Mike Deal (of Charting The Beatles fame). (Itâ€™d be nice to change the currency though).
Die Hard Index
I don’t understand this beautiful map because it’s about sports. Apparently it depicts baseball’s most ardent fanboys. But it looks so great. It’s like information ice-cream. You know, for your eyes. Ice cream man Russ Maschmeyer.
- How much gas? This is a neat approach at visualising stats for states (Thanks to Felix Sherrington-Kendall for sending)
- What Alleviates Depression? Not the most upbeat design – perhaps intentionally? – but an interesting subject and interesting way to research the data.
- All 91 Cover Designs For Information Is Beautiful Hey – we got there in the end. Just be glad you *never* have to work with me.
As ever, if you come across any tasty information designs you’d love to share with us, please send them over.