Weekend Minis – Online Video, Visualization Types, Poverty, Digital Life

Posted to Miscellaneous  |  Nathan Yau

Weekend Treats

A Tale of Two Types of Visualization and Much Confusion – Depending on who you talk to, data visualization can have very different meanings.

It’s Official. People Love Online Videos. Billions Of ‘Em. – 141 million unique viewers watched 10,156,199,000 videos this past December.

Global Poverty Maps – Explores the political economy of aid, examining the contributions made by developed country governments and their role in development.

My Trails Network – Inventing new ways to manage your digital life.

Favorites

Pizza Place Geography

Most of the major pizza chains are within a 5-mile radius of where I live, so I have my pick, …

Most popular porn searches, by state

We’ve seen that we can learn from what people search for, through the eyes of Google suggestions: state stereotypes, national …

Think Like a Statistician – Without the Math

I call myself a statistician, because, well, I’m a statistics graduate student. However, the most important things I’ve learned are less formal, but have proven extremely useful when working/playing with data.

Jobs Charted by State and Salary

Jobs and pay can vary a lot depending on where you live, based on 2013 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Here’s an interactive to look.