The Economist covered a handful of visualization books in this week’s issue, and Data Points was in the bunch (nice).
Here is the review’s accompanying video:
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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.
People get married at various ages, but there are definite trends that vary across demographic groups. What do these trends look like?
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.
Before you dive into the advanced stuff – like just about everything in your life – you have to learn the fundamentals before you know when you can break the rules.