One of best ways to learn visualization in any given software is to look at examples and apply to your own data. The R graph gallery helps you with the first part providing plenty of examples and the code snippets to make them. It’s still relatively new, but it should prove useful as it grows (hopefully). [via Revolutions]
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Who Earned a Higher Salary Than You
Work changed over the years. Salaries changed over the years. I was curious: If you compared your personal income from present day, how would it compare to the distribution of salaries in previous decades?
Peak Non-Creepy Dating Pool
Based on the “half-your-age-plus-seven” rule, the range of people you can date expands with age. Combine that with population counts and demographics, and you can find when your non-creepy dating pool peaks.