Guess the Correlation is a straightforward game where you do just that, and it’s surprisingly fun. You get a scatterplot and you guess the correlation coefficient. That’s it. If you’re off by too much, you lose a life, and if you’re almost spot on, you gain a life. If you’re somewhat right, you get a coin. Bonus points for streaks of correct guesses.
Game: Guess the correlation
Think Like a Statistician – Without the Math
I call myself a statistician, because, well, I’m a statistics graduate student. However, the most important things I’ve learned are less formal, but have proven extremely useful when working/playing with data.
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.
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.