With the Titanic anniversary this year, Chiqui Esteban dug up graphics back from the time of the event. This one showing the time to cross the Atlantic is the best. “If only we could fly the Atlantic!”
Dream on. Cross the Atlantic in only 32 hours! Science fiction. It’ll never happen.
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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.
The individual data points of life are much less predictable than the average. Here’s a simulation that shows you how much time is left on the clock.
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.
We know spending changes when you have more money. Here’s by how much.