Go Figure: Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know by The EconomistGo Figure: Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know by The Economist

Go Figure: Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know

byThe EconomistEditorTom Standage

Paperback | November 8, 2016

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Go Figure: Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Knowbrings together for the first time the very best explainers and charts, written and created by top journalists to help us understand such brain-bending conundrums as why almost half the population of Korea has one of two surnames, how bitcoin mining works, and the seasonal distribution of dog poo on the streets of New York. Subjects both topical and timeless, profound and peculiar, are explained with TheEconomist's trademark wit and verve.

The Economist Explainsand its online sister, theDaily Chart, are the two most popular blogs on TheEconomist's website. Together, these online giants provide answers to the kinds of questions, quirky and serious, that may be puzzling anyone interested in the world around them. Want to know how a tattoo affects your job prospects, why bees are under threat, or even how different countries spend their money? We have the answers. They are sometimes surprising, often intriguing, and always enlightening.
Tom Standage is Deputy Editor ofThe Economist. He joined the magazine in 1998, and has been Technology Editor, Business Editor, and Digital Editor. He is author of six books, includingWriting on the Wall: Social Media – The First 2,000 YearsandThe Victorian Internet, and his writing has appeared in theNew York Times,Daily Telegraph,Gua...
Title:Go Figure: Things You Didn't Know You Didn't KnowFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8 × 5.12 × 0.75 inPublished:November 8, 2016Publisher:PublicaffairsLanguage:English

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