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.
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A closer look at the age old question of where there are more bars than grocery stores, and vice versa.
The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.
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