xkcd pokes fun at correlation and causation again. Funny every time.
fun fact, hat guy may be right this time, since cell phones may be caused by almost everything that preceded them in our society :)
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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.
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.
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.
We don’t all start our work days at the same time, despite what morning rush hour might have you think.