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Chart crime as a measure of crypto-desperation

Chart crime as a measure of crypto-desperation

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This chart arrived in an email Monday morning, under the subject line “Why I am using bitcoin to pay my overseas team”. The email from Joe Cho, co-founder and chairman of Singapore-based private investment group Marvelstone Group, told us:The reason my developer wanted to get paid in Bitcoin was simple. It is faster and cheaper. Yes. Bitcoin is volatile but often than not, it is lesser volatile than their own currencies in many countries! (Surprised?!)(Yes. Very.)A dual-axis chart (ie a chart that uses two different y axes for different measures) does not always a chart crime constitute. It can be a useful way of flagging up a correlation between two things whose metrics are not proportionate to one another.But when the context of the chart is relative volatili
Chart: The AI-mazing Patent Race

Chart: The AI-mazing Patent Race

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on September 13, 2018 at 11:04 am The Chart of the Week is a weekly Visual Capitalist feature on Fridays. Artificial Intelligence is transforming the way we live, and the tech giants are racing to stay ahead of the curve. AI-related funding totaled an estimated $15.2 billion in 2017, a 144% increase over the previous year. The U.S. tech industry leads with a 50% share of those investments, even with China swiftly closing the gap in terms of patents and AI research. AI itself isn’t new, but boosted computing power, increased connectivity, and the sheer volume of data has paved the way for the fourth industrial revolution of AI. “The coming era will be looked back upon as the ‘AI era,’ when AI became the defining competitive advantage