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20 April, 2020

Visualizing 40,000 Deaths

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Big numbers make it hard to fully grasp the size of a tragedy - such as the number of American deaths from the Coronavirus.  The facts are clearer when placed in context with other well known examples such as deaths from 9/11 and the Vietnam War. Infographics make it easier to visually grasp facts at a glance. DemLabs created the 'American deaths' infographic in three hours using two free apps: Canva - to create the graphics EZGIF - to create the GIF
Steps We used Google to research the facts and find images to use in the infographic.
Pearl Harbor "The total number of military personnel killed was 2,335, including 2,008 navy personnel, 109 marines, and 218 army. Added to this were 68 civilians, making the total 2403 people dead. 1,177 were from the USS Arizona." 9/11 "During the September 11 attacks of 2001, 2,977 victims and 19 hijackers were killed and more than 6,000 others were injured. We used Canva, a free app to create the infographic which visually presented the number of American deaths from each tragedy. The images  are sized in proportion to the number of deaths involved in order to make it easier to understand. We used EZGIF, another free app to convert the static image into an animated infographic that you see above. Take away Don't let politicians tap dance around the facts and deceive people with 'alternate facts'. Make it easier for people to see the truth for themselves with an infographic. Use free apps like Canva and EZGIF to quickly create your own. Learn more here. Deepak Co-Founder, DemLabs Please share this blogDemLabs is a SF-based, progressive hub for ongoing technology and creative innovation with free and affordable apps. Donate here to support our work.

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