Why study statistics

Apr 15, 2015

In their continued efforts to present statistics as a field that doesn’t suck, the American Statistical Association provides this pitch video. I approve of this message.

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Marrying Age

People get married at various ages, but there are definite trends that vary across demographic groups. What do these trends look like?

10 Best Data Visualization Projects of 2017

It was a rough year, which brought about a lot of good work. Here are my favorite data visualization projects of the year.

Where Bars Outnumber Grocery Stores

A closer look at the age old question of where there are more bars than grocery stores, and vice versa.

Life expectancy changes

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