Chart-Topping Songs as Graphs and Diagrams

Posted to Data Underload  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

Billboard ranked the top 100 songs since the creation of their Hot 100 list in 1958. The list is based on airplay and sales. Here are the songs in chart form.


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.

How You Will Die

So far we’ve seen when you will die and how other people tend to die. Now let’s put the two together to see how and when you will die, given your sex, race, and age.

The Best Data Visualization Projects of 2014

It’s always tough to pick my favorite visualization projects. Nevertheless, I gave it a go.

The Most Unisex Names in US History

Moving on from the most trendy names in US history, let’s look at the most unisex ones. Some names have …