New Frontiers of Data Display: US Housing Prices via Rollercoaster Tycoon

This has to be the most imaginative and evocative (but admittedly not info-rich) way to present data I've seen since the famous chart of the French casualties during Napoleon's invasion of Russia: this video of US housing prices 1890-2007 (inflation adjusted) via Rollercoaster Tycoon.

Hang on for the ride. It ends with you facing off a cliff….

(via boingboing)

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One Response to New Frontiers of Data Display: US Housing Prices via Rollercoaster Tycoon

  1. hipparchia says:

    i feel sick.

    i do however thank you for pointing the way to netdisaster. that has got to be the funnest blogtoy ever.

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