Super weekend linkdump

Posted to Miscellaneous  |  Nathan Yau

Here are some links for you to accompany your bag of chips, bowl of chili, and plate of wings as you wate for the Super Bowl to start.

Super Bowl FanMap — Who are people picking to win the big game in your area? ESRI is taking votes and mapping them. Packers are far ahead, leading 64 percent to 36. [via]

Where the Streets Have Your Name — See where there are streets named after you. Yeah, you.

d8taplex — A super alpha version of something that looks like a data search engine with graphs.

Top-spending cities for personal care — Active north and sedentary south?

1 Comment

Favorites

Real Chart Rules to Follow

There are rules—usually for specific chart types meant to be read in a specific way—that you shouldn’t break. When they are, everyone loses. This is that small handful.

How We Spend Our Money, a Breakdown

We know spending changes when you have more money. Here’s by how much.

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.

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 …