With his usual cleverness, Christoph Niemann illustrates the everyday as Google maps. My favorite is the omelet highway. Oh what a twisty and confusing highway this GPS-less life is.
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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.
“Let the data speak” they say. But what happens when the data rambles on and on?