Friday, August 21, 2009

Essential Information for Office Workers

Over at Information is Beautiful, David McCandless has plotted common food and drink items along two critical axes, calories and caffeine content:

The Buzz vs the Bulge

I have a few quibbles with the presentation, namely the axes don't cross at 0, and the figures to the right are under-explained. Nonetheless, this visualization is pretty useful and stylish.

(X-posted at Johnny Logic)

1 comment:

Elex said...

I agree with the quibbles, the axes should be in the traditional left and bottom, and not the trendy center (for no good reason). I also think the Croissant and the Wine, etc. should be featured in the chart instead of being arbitrary milestones.