Credit Crisis visualized

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This is such a great animated explanation of the credit crisis — a success in using new media in the service of clarity. It almost makes me angry of all the sweet hours I spent in the Economist, Answers, Wikipedia wrangling with finance jargon.

It’s also, interestingly, very much in the style —fast pacing, soothing, professional voice, electronic soundtrack, swooshes, a galore of icons, symbols and visual metaphors ((that touch of houses as arrows was brilliant!)— of recent nonfiction ( animations — that famous anti-trusted computing video, EPIC, The Machine

Jonathan Jarvis is one man to watch…

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