There’s a new fad in the financial independence subreddit, one that might be fun for Get Rich Slowly readers to play around with. People have discovered Sankey diagrams, a type of chart that makes it easy to visualize data flows. That sounds sort of geeky, I know, so it’s probably best to show an example. Or four.
Perhaps the most famous example of a Sankey diagram (certainly the example I’ve seen most often) is Charles Minard’s map of Napoleon’s disastrous invasion of Russia: