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An Intimate Look at Inforgraphics

We often share infographics about computers, games, mobile computing, and other geeky pursuits. This morning’s infographic is an entertaining infographic about, well, infographics.

Over at Think Brilliant they explain the impetus for creating an infographic about infographics:

From airline safety manuals to complex data visualizations, I have always been fascinated by infographics. A well done infographic has the power to capture one’s acute attention span and convey information that would have taken longer to simply read (oh no, not reading!). However, for every brilliantly thought out and well executed mashup of art and data, there now seems to be an influx of mundane and formulaic counterparts infesting the very internet that we hold so near and dear.

Here we have an infographic that explores commonalities between the seemingly vast expanse of contrived infographics that appear to have spawned in mass over the past year. If you’re an infographic purest, view at your own risk.

Hit up the link below for a high-res version of the above infographic.

An Intimate Look at Infographics [via Cool Infographics]

Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 01/10/12

Comments (5)

  1. Andrew

    An Inforgraphic on Inforgraphics? We need to go deeper. :D

  2. AML

    inforgraphiception!!!!

  3. Tim

    How about an article on How to Make an Infographic.

  4. crab

    lol.. I usually skip infographics because, well, see the infographic… but I’m glad I clicked on this one. :)

  5. Avian00

    Yo Dawg I heard you like Infographics!

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