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# water-cooler
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Patrick S

03/24/2022, 3:24 PM
This year's current contender for worst information graphic goes to this beautiful entry from the land of Crypto: https://web3isgoinggreat.com/?id=2022-03-15-3
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Myka Forrest

03/24/2022, 3:32 PM
But...WHY???? This HURTS the mathematician/statistician in me. What's the point of a a pie chart if you can't see the entirety of each slice??
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Tim

03/24/2022, 3:34 PM
and where 20% is half a pie....
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Patrick S

03/24/2022, 3:34 PM
And why is 55% closer to 75%? And that is one fat 1%... The more you look, the worse it gets
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Tim

03/24/2022, 3:37 PM
to its credit, the numbers do all add up to 100%. though the style of the infographic made me think they would not.
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Pete Williamson

03/24/2022, 3:58 PM
maybe it's more 3 dimensional than you think, and the Z axis makes the 3d shapes into accurate representations of those % that 1.0 is just very, very thin
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Mark Takata (Adobe)

03/24/2022, 4:21 PM
wow.
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rstewart

03/24/2022, 5:00 PM
and maybe @Pete Williamson you are giving some beret-wearing goateed graphique artiste way more credit than merited? ๐Ÿ™‚
I laughed when I read the linked article where it says, in describing the chart, โ€œโ€ฆ which was later determined to be a stock photo of a pie chart where theyโ€™d just changed the numbersโ€.
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Brian

03/25/2022, 7:39 PM
Is that the Sydney Opera House?
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Patrick S

03/25/2022, 7:42 PM
Actually it is titled "Pacman descending a staircase"
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