Have you ever wondered what billions of dollars look like? Or if you do have access to all that how would you spend it? A football club in the UK, an island in the Bahamas, guerrilla warfare so that you can become PM, or perhaps you will give it all to UNICEF.
Have a look at the image below, it’s very aesthetically pleasing, isn’t it and it should be as it charts how billion of dollars look like when it’s spent!
This is the work of David McCandless who is superb at presenting complex and factual information in a very pleasing and attractive way that makes it noteworthy.
Right if you click on the image then it will take you to the bigger picture and source of what this chart is about. But for your information, this represents global billion dollars spending in 2009. Here is what the great man says,
What will you do with your billion dollars?