Mathematics of love

Posted to Statistics  |  Tags: , ,  |  Nathan Yau

Mathematician Hannah Fry talks about love in terms of three “mathematically verifiable” tips: how to win at online dating, when to marry, and how to avoid divorce.

Perhaps useful for the algorithmically-inclined.

There’s also a book version of Fry’s talk.

Favorites

19 Maps That Will Blow Your Mind and Change the Way You See the World. Top All-time. You Won’t Believe Your Eyes. Watch.

Many lists of maps promise to change the way you see the world, but this one actually does.

Divorce and Occupation

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

Jobs Charted by State and Salary

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.

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.