Economist spotting

Posted to Data Points  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

It was surprisingly hard for me to find a physical copy of this week’s The Economist, but I got it. Pretty awesome.


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.

Causes of Death

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.

Divorce and Occupation

Some jobs tend towards higher divorce rates. Some towards lower. Salary also probably plays a role.

Pizza Place Geography

Most of the major pizza chains are within a 5-mile …