Uncategorized A matter of (time) perspective

A matter of (time) perspective

Have you eve felt like the day has dragged on and seemed like forever? To help put things into perspective, I recommend that you go here and check out this wonderful interactive infographic about where today lies the grand scheme of things; Here Is Today.

It does an amazing job of conveying the relative size of one day compared to a month, a millennium, an epoch etc. (though anything past a year and it’s just one pixel wide). Apart from it’s simplicity and clarity of the message it is trying to convey, the user interaction is the icing on the cake; they can go at their own pace, fuel their curiosity  to find out more and more effectively get the message across.


On a side note, considering that fish, insects, reptiles and other mammals have had a massive head start on us, it’s quite inspiring to see what humans have acheived in a relatively short space of time.

Source: Whitevinyl


Comments are closed.


Tableau PublicYouTubeTwitterFacebookLinkedInInstagramEmail Newsletter

Latest Articles

Groceries made easy using Google Sheets

Have you ever wanted to help out more around the house, but not have it take up a lot...

Time Saver Tool v2.0

Have you ever discovered a way to speed up a process but cannot convince others to do it? Felt like you don't...

SG Tableau User Group Oct 2020

The SG Tableau User Group just wrapped up it's October virtual livestream event, which you can now watch on YouTube here. It...

Find insights beyond the summary stats (w/ data viz)

In this video we will see how summary stats can be misleading and the importance of data viz to easily dig deeper into the numbers beneath them.

Data Studio Community Livestream | Jun 2020

Welcome to the first Data Studio Community Livestream - you'll see 4 speakers covering a wide variety of topics, which should help any and...