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This Guy Printed out the Terms of Service for the Worlds Most Popular Apps

Dima Yarovinsky “I Agree” is a project by designer Dima Yarovinsky that visually showcases the lengthy ‘terms of service’ we agree to in order to use the world’s most popular online services like Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, and Tinder. The project was part of an artist’s showcase on display at the Visualizing Knowledge 2018 Conference earlier this month in Helsinki, Finland. [h/t DesignBoom] Dima Yarovinsky I took the content of the “terms of service†of the leading online services that we use on a daily basis (including Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Tinder…

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Causes of Death: Google vs Media vs Reality

Click image to see larger version In a recent post on reddit, a group of students at UCSD published a series of fascinating charts comparing the actual causes of death in the United States versus what people searched on Google and what was discussed most in mainstream media. Using data from the CDC (199-2016), Google Trends search volume (2004-2016), The Guardian’s article database and The New York Times’ article database; authors Owen Shen, Hasan Al-Jamaly, Maximillian Siemers, and Nicole Stone created the charts seen below. The updated work was inspired…

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World Map of Countries With Smaller Population Than Uttar Pradesh, India

Map Created by Aron Strandberg Uttar Pradesh, often abbreviated as UP, is a densely populated state located in the northern region of the Indian subcontinent. With a 2012 reported population of 204.2 million and an estimated 2017 population of 219 – 224 million people, the map above shows all of the countries (in purple) in the world with a smaller population than Indian state of UP (in orange). UP covers 243,290 square kilometres (93,933 sq mi), equal to 7.33% of the total area of India. If it were a separate…

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