Community Indicators for Your Community

Real, lasting community change is built around knowing where you are, where you want to be, and whether your efforts are making a difference. Indicators are a necessary ingredient for sustainable change. And the process of selecting community indicators -- who chooses, how they choose, what they choose -- is as important as the data you select.

This is an archive of thoughts I had about indicators and the community indicators movement. Some of the thinking is outdated, and many of the links may have broken over time.

Saturday, August 4, 2007

Humor Through Graphs

All right, it's time for another installment of indicators humor -- for those of us who chuckle at this sort of thing.

Graphs can be funny. The classic example is this one:

Pacman graph

A humorous graph designed to make a point and spur change can be found at the Flying Spaghetti Monster site:

Pirates graph

For a series of graph-related humor, check out the Indexed blog -- here's a sample:
Indexed blog

Also click here for a graph that purports to show Wayne's World movie and TV viewings and Bohemian Rhapsody-related car accidents.

What are your favorite graphs that make you smile?


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