Coincidence. Absolutely. Lisa Simpson agrees. Have a good weekend all.
[via xkcd | Thanks, Steve]
The roll-over caption reads, “There’s also a spike in the Fourier transform at the one month mark where–”
“You want to stop talking right now.”
This suggests the author believes that some graphs can speak for themselves or that belaboring a graph with too much analysis might not work well with some audiences.
Wow. It’s a comic and a lesson
This American Life just posted an old show with a related segment.
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Due to budget cuts, there is no plan for an updated atlas. So I recreated the original 1870 Atlas using today’s publicly available data.
The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.
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So far we’ve seen when you will die and how other people tend to die. Now let’s put the two together to see how and when you will die, given your sex, race, and age.