The head-scratching story is difficult to believe—but even harder to tell if you have to rely only on words in a newspaper article instead of an image such as this one.
The actual piece is 4 feet wide and 2 feet tall; here we have a detail of one small section.
After a careful review of the literature I then condense the essential points into an assortment of notations and other brief statements of fact, out of which an image begins to emerge.
My purpose throughout is to interpret the material by juxtaposing and assembling the notations into a unified, coherent whole.
Further down the line, this company was eventually sold to individuals with connections to the Bush family, with George W.
himself receiving millions of dollars in stock in spite of the venture’s obvious failure.
In those days, he received .7 million from about 50 different family members to start an energy company.
The company did poorly, posting enormous losses, sometimes in the hundreds of thousands of dollars.
It’s coming to the end of the academic year, which means there are lots of graduate students frantically finishing up their dissertations, defending, and earning their degrees (yay! Here are some tasty visualization dissertations, new and old, worth thumbing through.
Information Visualization for the People by Mike Danziger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Comparative Media Studies The Form of Facts and Figures by Christian Behrens, Potsdam University of Applied Sciences, Interface Design Practical Tools for Exploring Data and Models by Hadley Wickham, Iowa State University, Department of Statistics Visual Tools for the Socioâ€“semantic Web by Moritz Stefaner, Potsdam University of Applied Sciences, Interface Design Computational Information Design by Ben Fry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Media Arts and Sciences As of September 2018, there were 892 million comments for the year so far, spread out over 355,939 subreddits.