Category Archives: Interesting Graphs

Mind the Gap

Several years ago I posted a graphic plotting countrys GDP per head against mean lifetime and drawing attention to the tragic loss of life in southern Africa, mainly due to AIDS. There is a fantastic data visualisation tool called GapMinder … Continue reading

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Platinum Capital – let me count the ways

A good while back I put up a post on all the ways I liked Platinum Capital. I hope some of you were suitably convinced to have invested.  Just as Kier Neilson (the firm’s founder) made his name in the … Continue reading

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Shared Hosting is Doomed (and I have the graphs to prove it)

My abiding and irrational loathing for WordPress has at last yielded fruit. WordPress thrives in the classic shared hosting market, where the LAMP stack — Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP — is almost universally installed. It’s free, fairly user-friendly, well-marketed, widely … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs TNG, Economics and public policy, Geeky Musings, Interesting Graphs, IT and Internet | 31 Comments

Trashing the 37c Tax Bracket

I seem to be the only one, that I have seen anyway, in the Australian blogosphere who is excited about the 37c tax bracket going the way of the dodo in Labor’s tax policy announcement. Peter Martin even suggested it … Continue reading

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Election Media Consumption

The AES has an interesting graph which shows trending on how people consumed political information during elections. Unfortunately the trend ends at 2004, however, the internet was already rivaling talkback radio, newspapers and radio for media consumption patterns. I am … Continue reading

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Union Power Polling and Electoral Campaigns

Via Gary Sauer-Thompson: The Australian Electoral Study’s Trends in Australian Political Opinion [PDF] is a goldmine of graphs, polling and trending all thoughtfully gathered into the one document. Especially for graph junkies. It is also interesting to see where the … Continue reading

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From here to fraternity

My brother and I both tried quite hard not to be economists. And we both failed fairly miserably. He’s been busy producing some interesting graphs concerning the two intergenerational reports.

Posted in Economics and public policy, Interesting Graphs | 5 Comments