Computer science PhD student Randy Olson likes to analyze reddit in his spare time. We saw his network of subreddits already, but his look earlier this year at the evolution of reddit is more interesting. The yearly breakdowns and explanations are the best part. I’m relatively new to reddit (and totally feel like an old man when I visit), so it’s fun to see what the site used to be. More news and fewer Scumbag Steves, with a humble beginning in nsfw?
Evolution of reddit in stacked areas
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.
Who is Older and Younger than You
Here’s a chart to show you how long you have until you start to feel your age.
Reviving the Statistical Atlas of the United States with New Data
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.