Views of white Americans

Views of White Americans by Amanda Cox at NYTIn light of the Donald Sterling brouhaha, Amanda Cox for The Upshot put up some charts for why you shouldn’t be surprised that people still say racist things, based on data from the General Social Survey dating back to 1972. Mmhm.

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A Day in the Life of Americans

I wanted to see how daily patterns emerge at the individual level and how a person’s entire day plays out. So I simulated 1,000 of them.

Visualizing the Uncertainty in Data

Data is an abstraction, and it’s impossible to encapsulate everything it represents in real life. So there is uncertainty. Here are ways to visualize the uncertainty.

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.

Interactive: When Do Americans Leave For Work?

We don’t all start our work days at the same time, despite what morning rush hour might have you think.