In this 2010 Ted Talk, David McCandless provides a great example of transforming data into a story. Here are some of the data topics covered.
- Billion dollar-o-gram What is money spent on?
- Global media panic (SARS, Swine flu, asteroids, killer wasps, …), pay attention to the gap
- What country has the most soldiers (per population)?
- Nutritional Supplement data
- And More…
This video is worth the 18 minutes. Enjoy!