Apr 29, 2018
The next time someone says "you can't compare apples and oranges"...tell them you CAN.
Design Principle: Comparison.
A comparison is a method for understanding information in a controlled manner within a system.
It's important to understand the variables you are comparing, how you are measuring the data, and how you're conveying the information to others.
For more resources on Comparison, visit http://thoughtstack.co/comparison
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Reach me on Social Media:
→ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/jonstenstrom
→ Book: Universal Principles of Design
→ Music: Apples and Oranges - Pink Floyd, Dreams - Joakim Karud
→ Links and Videos:
1. More information about NASA scientist Scott Sandford: https://www.improbable.com/airchives/paperair/volume1/v1i3/air-1-3-apples.html
2. Funny bad visualizations of data: http://viz.wtf/
3. Mass spec: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-wao0O0_qM