I tend to avoid reading online comments since they’re either overly negative or overly positive (neither is healthy), but I laughed out loud after happening across this comment from a post about salaryper on the Freakonomics blog at the New York Times site:
How do I become a “data visualization guru?”
Seems like a pretty sweet gig. But you probably need a degree in Useless Plots from Superficial Analysis School.
– Ben D.
No my friend, it takes a Ph.D. in Useless Plots from Superficial Analysis School. (And if you know this guy, please take him out for a drink — I’m concerned he’s been indoors too long.)