Best of FlowingData – October 2010

Here are the most popular posts of October, according to combination of views and comments. Thanks again for sharing, linking, and liking. Every little bit helps FlowingData reach a wider audience.

  1. Privacy and the Internet
  2. True size of Africa
  3. Animated graphic on why you should shut off your work computer
  4. Mad Men office floor plan
  5. Evolution of Batman logos
  6. Mobile patent lawsuits
  7. Eating guide for dim sum virgins
  8. Visualize This: Sexual health data from national survey
  9. Where refugees come from
  10. Famous logos and brands simplified

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The Most Unisex Names in US History

Moving on from the most trendy names in US history, let’s look at the most unisex ones. Some names have …

A Day in the Life of Americans

I wanted to see how daily patterns emerge at the individual level and how a person’s entire day plays out. So I simulated 1,000 of them.

How You Will Die

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.

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.