Data Underload

People worry about data overload. Fooey.

Shifted Social Media Usage, Among Teens

Facebook took the biggest hit in the past three years. Snapchat and Instagram got more likes.

Working Remotely and Where the Time Goes

How the schedules between remote and non-remote workers differ during workdays.

Basketball Stat Cherry Picking

Wow your friends during the game with random win percentages, based on various player stats.

If We All Left to “Go Back Where We Came From”

Imagine that those with immigrants in their family tree left the country. Almost everyone, basically.

Data, R, and a 3-D Printer

We almost always look at data through a screen. It's quick and good for exploration. So is there value in making data physical? I played around with a 3-D printer to find out.

Most Common Occupation by Age

As we get older, job options shift — along with experience, education, and wear on our bodies.

Waiting For a Table

A simulation to estimate how long until you are seated at a restaurant.

How Different Income Groups Spend Money

After living expenses, where does the money go, and how does it change when you have more cash available?

The Demographics of Others

I think we can all benefit from knowing a little more about others these days. This is a glimpse of how different groups live.

Constructed Career Paths from Job Switching Data

Shifting from one occupation to another can take a swing in the career path. Given your current job, what paths could you take? Here are some constructed possibilities.

Switching Jobs

When people move to different jobs, here's where they go.

Percentage of People Who Married, Given Your Age

Or, given your age, the percentage of fish left in the sea. Here's a chart.

American Daily Routine

Sleep. Work. Play. The times and everything in between change depending on who you talk to.

Days Without a Mass Shooting

Unfortunately, while of varying magnitude, mass shootings are somewhat regular in the United States.

Who Earns More Income in American Households?

Compared to 1970, a shift towards women making the higher income.

Most Female and Male Occupations Since 1950

The shifting majorities of the sexes in the workplace.

Occupation Matchmaker

This is who marries whom, based on what one does for a living.

How Airbnb Visitors Rate Location in Major US Cities

This is how Airbnb visitors judge location, which provides a view into where city centers begin and end.

Working on Tips, by State

What percentage of a waiter and waitress's income comes from tips and what comes from salary? The calculation isn't straightforward but we can try.

Divorce and Occupation

Some jobs tend towards higher divorce rates. Some towards lower. Salary also probably plays a role.

Marrying Later, Staying Single Longer

Using a century of data, we watch the shift of marital status in the United States.

Married People Have More Sex

The relationship and dynamics change. Less lust, more companionship. Is that really how it works?

Alone Time

It’s harder to make friends as you get older. There aren’t as many…

The Warriors’ Championship Path

As expected, this time, the Golden State Warriors won the championship last night.…

Chances it’s a Friend’s Birthday Every Single Day of the Year

If it seems like every day you log in to Facebook, it’s someone’s birthday, you're probably not that far off.

Giving Up Time as a Parent

There is a fixed number of minutes during the day. Where do parents usually draw the time from?

This is an American Workday, By Occupation

I simulated a day for employed Americans to see when and where they work.

How the Average Working Adult Spends Days

This is what you get when you add up all the days the average American adult spends sleeping, eating, commuting, and doing other activities.

Shifting Incomes for Young People

Compare incomes for young people from the Millennial generation and the baby boomer generation.

Fatal Traffic, When and Where

These are the traffic crashes that resulted in deaths in 2015, categorized by month, time of day, and factors involved.