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Climbing Mount Everest

A colleague and I have both been researching Mount Everest Base Camp treks lately. Mount Everest, or Sagarmāthā in Nepali, is the tallest mountain on earth. With a peak at  8,848 m (~29,000 feet) its top is further away from sea level than any other place on earth. That’s all well and good, of course. But exactly how […]

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Tourism in Africa

Quite surprised by some of the numbers in this map from the outstanding Afrographique. Although there are a lot of tourists here in Mozambique, I’m surprised that there are more than three times the number of tourists in Mozambique than in Tanzania or 60% more than in Kenya. But the African Statistical Yearbook 2011 (pdf) […]

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Financial Times Graphical World

I går gjorde jeg noget så nørdet som at tage ind på Grand Central Station for at se en reklamekampagne lavet af Financial Times. Med andre ord noget, jeg normalt ikke ville gøre. Men denne kampagne var ret speciel. Kampagnen hedder “Graphical World” og varer kun tre dage (i dag, i morgen og i overmorgen) […]

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Hvad der sker på nettet på et minut

GO-Globe.com har lavet en fin infografik, som viser, hvad der sådan ca. sker på internettet i løbet af 60 sekunder. Og ja, der sker af gode grunde meeeget mere end det her, men det er en rigtig fin oversigt over de væsentligste sociale medier, domæneregistreringer m.m. Og så er den flot. Jeg er overrasket over […]

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Oranges vs. Apples

Infographic by Smarter.org