Ben Orlin of Math With Bad Drawings explains the pitfalls of using summary statistics — mean, median, and mode — to make decisions in life. Aggregates like these are meant as wideout overviews. Look deeper for details.
Sketchy summary statistics
Unemployment in America, Mapped Over Time
Watch the regional changes across the country from 1990 to 2016.
How to Spot Visualization Lies
Many charts don’t tell the truth. This is a simple guide to spotting them.