Numberphile, from the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, is one my new favorite YouTube channels. In this episode, Hannah Fry talks crime, data, and the Poisson distribution.
I combed through personal data that I’ve actively and passively collected since early graduate school to see how life is different now with a 6-month old.
We keep getting bigger. Watch overweight and obesity rates move up over several decades.
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.