I’m so glad there are people like Jake Porway in the world. The founder and executive director of DataKind gives his quick pitch on “using data in the service of humanity.”
With many directions to go, this one is in the right category!
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There are many ways to die. Cancer. Infection. Mental. External. This is how different groups of people died over the past 10 years, visualized by 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.
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.
It’s always tough to pick my favorite visualization projects. Nevertheless, I gave it a go.