Pokemon is everywhere these days. I think it’s just something the world really needs right now. I know very little about the universe, but I do like it when people analyze fictional worlds and characters. Joshua Kunst grabbed a data dump about all the Pokemon (seriously, I don’t even know if I’m referring to them/it/thing correctly) and clustered them algorithmically. The t-Distributed Stochastic Neighbor Embedding (t-SNE) algorithm to be specific.
Charting all the Pokemon
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Game of Distraction
They say a watched pot never boils. So here’s a game where you try to make the pot boiling by looking somewhere else.
The Most Gender-Switched Names in US History
We use some names mostly for boys and some mostly for girls, but then there is a small percentage that, over time, switched from one gender to another. Which names made the biggest switch?
Cost of College
We know that more education usually equals more income, but as the cost of education continues to rise, the challenge to earn a college degree also increases.