ilovecharts: Worst Chart Ever: Congress Edition
Chart of favorite books matched against average SAT scores.
feltron: The 2012 Feltron Annual Report is now online.
Print copies are available for pre-order here: http://feltron.bigcartel.com
Missed connections: seen but not spoken to: an atlas of where we’re (almost) finding love.
Cocaine demand by country.
The only advanced country without a national vacation policy? It’s the U.S. Then again I have a coworker that will be taking 50 days off this year. That’s 1/5 of the year off, paid.
ilovecharts: Apartment rental listing information sorted by importance. Created in the name of making Craigslist rental listings better and better-looking for all.
Friend created a helpful Outside Lands flowchart of how our Saturday will be like.
Gartner’s Hype Cycles 2011
Technology Trigger: A tech breakthrough gets the ball rolling. Commercial viability is uncertain.
Peak of Inflated Expectations: Early publicity and a few success stories create buzz. Most implementations do not succeed, however.
Trough of Disillusionment: Interest wanes as experiments and implementations fail to deliver. Lots of companies fail.
Slope of Enlightenment: 2nd and 3rd generation versions start to emerge and bigger companies start to fund pilots.
Plateau of Productivity: Mainstream adoption starts to take off. The technology’s broad market applicability and relevance are clearly paying off.