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RE: st: Think graphically, think logarithmically

From   "Lachenbruch, Peter" <[email protected]>
To   "'[email protected]'" <[email protected]>
Subject   RE: st: Think graphically, think logarithmically
Date   Tue, 5 Jan 2010 08:52:47 -0800

This is a wonderful graphic, but the Burj Dubai has been renamed the Burj Khalifa (in paper today) in honor of the guy who bailed out Dubai.

Maybe we could get a drug company named the Bernie Madow company :-) 


Peter A. Lachenbruch
Department of Public Health
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97330
Phone: 541-737-3832
FAX: 541-737-4001

-----Original Message-----
From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Ronan Conroy
Sent: Tuesday, January 05, 2010 5:44 AM
To: [email protected]
Subject: Re: st: Think graphically, think logarithmically

On 4 Ean 2010, at 17:49, Nick Cox wrote:

> Many Statalist members may well have seen this before but
> is a superb example of a graph with a logarithmic scale (and some more
> or less random whimsy).

Note, in particular, how a familiar object like the Eiffel Tower  
changes shape when placed on a log scale - a far more striking image  
than just looking at data rearranging themselves.

A belated happy new year to you all from a cold and frosty Ireland!


Ronan Conroy

[email protected]
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Epidemiology Department,
Beaux Lane House, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 (0)1 402 2431
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+353 (0)1 402 2764 (Fax - remember them?)

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