Randall has once again crafted a superb data visualization. His Radiation Dose Chart simply and effectively conveys a lot of information that is unfortunately very useful. I highly recommend that you take a look for the content, and for a great example of how to concisely and clearly represent comparative data.
I’m in Sweden on business. It is funny the things that are just a bit different here.
Last night I went to do some laundry at the hotel. The front-load washer was a Husqvarna — the same brand as my chainsaw. You can imagine my concern and expectations… especially as I couldn’t really make out the settings and instructions in Swedish and the machine seemed to have different “programs” than on top-load American washers. At least it wasn’t orange (like my saw)! Thankfully, the clothes seemed to come through fine.
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