Census data can provide valuable information, but the datasets are not always the easiest to access. So you often end up spending a lot of time getting your data in order before you actually get to do anything with it. Investigative Reporters and Editors has released the next phase in their Census project to make Census 2010 more accessible via a simple interface. Easily download data in bulk as CSV or shapefiles or build it into your applications with the API.
Reporters make it easier to access Census 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.
Years You Have Left to Live, Probably
The individual data points of life are much less predictable than the average. Here’s a simulation that shows you how much time is left on the clock.
One Dataset, Visualized 25 Ways
“Let the data speak” they say. But what happens when the data rambles on and on?