Being dangerous

Jan 22, 2015

Think big data, and it’s tough not to associate it with big corporations who have their own interests in mind. Use data. Make money. It doesn’t have to always be like that though. Jen Lowe, for the Deep Lab Lecture Series, talks about reclaiming some of that power with silent gestures through the web and using data for good.

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Divorce and Occupation

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

Life expectancy changes

The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.

Shifting Incomes for American Jobs

For various occupations, the difference between the person who makes the most and the one who makes the least can be significant.

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.