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Visualizing uncertainty
Guide to various data presentation techniques
statistics  data  visualization 
13 days ago by nelson
Multivariate Maps
A collection of visualization techniques
maps  statistics  data  visualization 
4 weeks ago by nelson
Patreon Statistics
Details on crowdfunding for creators
funding  patreon  crowdfunding  money  statistics 
9 weeks ago by nelson
Surprise Maps
Visualizing data accounting both for density and variance
bayesian  surprise  maps  visualization  statistics 
april 2017 by nelson
Measuring gerrymandering
Using simulations of potential redistricting plans to evaluate the bias in the existing plan
gerrymandering  politics  statistics 
february 2017 by nelson
Visualization Lies
Various tricks for dishonest presentation of data
lies  visualization  data  statistics 
february 2017 by nelson
Calling Bullshit
A college course about falsehoods in statistical research, big data, and rhetoric
bullshit  datascience  machinelearning  statistics 
january 2017 by nelson
Mean absolute deviation
Statistical alternative to standard deviation
math  statistics 
september 2016 by nelson
Immigrant crime
First generation immigrants are less likely to commit crimes than native born and second generation immigrants
crime  statistics  politics  trump  immigration  justice 
september 2016 by nelson
Trump stats lies
Nice treatment of that "9 graphs" nonsense that's been floating around for awhile
trump  politics  statistics  liewithstatistics 
june 2016 by nelson
Scruff face pics
Stats on a gay hookup app, who is willing to show their face
gay  lgbt  statistics  scruff  grindr 
may 2016 by nelson
A/A testing
Proper statistical testing is hard
testing  usability  statistics 
april 2015 by nelson
sample(1)
Like cat, but returns just a random sample
via:onethingwell  unix  commandline  statistics 
january 2015 by nelson
1/3rd of Americans are gay
Or so a bunch of surveyed people thought
gay  america  statistics 
april 2014 by nelson
Geolocated Tweet analysis
statistical analysis of locations, sentiment
twitter  statistics 
november 2013 by nelson
How the idea of code is lost
@tmcw goes diving into an unpublished paper to recover a statistical algorithm
mapbox  statistics  jenks  research  code  javascript 
february 2013 by nelson
The Prediction and The Result
Thoughtful comments on Nate Silvers and Sandy flood predictions
visualization  prediction  probability  statistics 
december 2012 by nelson
Fox News: lying with statistics
Catalog of various deceptions used to make political points
politics  statistics  foxnews  journalism 
november 2012 by nelson
Amanda Cox interview
Some thoughts from the superstar of NYTimes graphics and visualization
infovis  amandacox  nyt  nytimes  statistics  graphs 
june 2012 by nelson
DuckDuckGo traffic
Web stats for the alternate search engine; 1.5M queries / day right now
search  traffic  statistics  duckduckgo 
march 2012 by nelson
Mobile phone market
Apple takes a lot of revenue but even more profit
apple  iphone  market  statistics 
february 2012 by nelson
AppData
Tracks Facebook and iOS app popularity
statistics  market  facebook  iphone  apple  ios 
february 2012 by nelson
Google+ statistics distortion
Critical analysis of how Google is communicating on user uptake
google+  statistics  google  actives 
january 2012 by nelson
Playtomic
Analytics package for games; shows developers how people play
games  developers  statistics  analytics 
december 2011 by nelson
Eve PVP stats
1 PVP kill every 6 seconds for 3+ years
games  eve  eveonline  pvp  statistics  ccp 
december 2011 by nelson
Browser versions
The graphs of IE vs Chrome and Firefox upgrades are great
browsers  web  statistics  html5 
september 2011 by nelson
Deadly lemons
A clear correlation between highway fatalities and Mexican lemon imports
lemons  statistics  correlation  causation  funny  science 
april 2011 by nelson
Super Bowl tweets / second
Nice fine grained graph of Twitter activity during the game
superbowl  twitter  statistics 
february 2011 by nelson
freenode statistics
largest IRC network still has 65,000 users on it
irc  users  statistics 
december 2010 by nelson
Eve CPU use over 1.5 years
Great graph of the overall health of the server application
eve  eveonline  games  ccp  performance  data  statistics 
november 2010 by nelson
Stuff white dating people like
OkCupid's latest data, textual analysis broken down by race. They're not afraid of controversy
data  race  okcupid  dating  statistics 
september 2010 by nelson
Internet traffic classified
Large analysis of backbone traffic for the Internet shows trends in traffic from 2007 to 2009. Web is up, P2P is down.
internet  analysis  statistics  data  arbornetworks 
september 2010 by nelson
Online dating lies
Another amazing data analysis post from OkCupid
dating  sex  culture  statistics 
july 2010 by nelson
xkcd color survey
Funny and useful all at once
xkcd  color  colour  statistics  names 
may 2010 by nelson
Steam software survey
New version of popular game system survey includes software info. 63% of computers have Firefox, 12% have Chrome. 30% have uTorrent!
performance  computing  statistics  steam  games  software  survey 
february 2010 by nelson
Highcharts
Interactive Javascript charts, easy to produce?
charting  graphing  statistics  visualization  javascript  programming  web 
february 2010 by nelson
Pick One
Funny little meme thing
via:waxy  statistics  poll 
may 2009 by nelson
Sigmoidal
Great down to earth reaction to "exponential growth"
math  metrics  growth  statistics 
november 2007 by nelson
Top 100 Wikipedia pages
I had no idea this data was available
wikipedia  statistics  data 
november 2007 by nelson
Halo 3 heatmaps
I love how Bungie is handling stats tracking
bungie  halo  heatmaps  statistics  data  visualization  games  xbox  xbox360 
november 2007 by nelson
Warcraft class popularity
Interesting graph; this is for Alliance, Horde is different
warcraft  statistics  data  class  graph  games 
september 2007 by nelson
Cocaine consumption
NYC has the most cocaine in the waste water
via:metafilter  drugs  cocaine  statistics  sewage  water  analysis 
august 2007 by nelson
Twitter, Blogger growth
more delving into IDs to give a clue to message traffic
twitter  blogger  evhead  ev  evan  statistics  traffic 
may 2007 by nelson
An effective tout
WSJ: Analyst beats Vegas point spreads (via Metafilter)
via:metafilter  story  statistics  toread  business  gaming  to_read  sports  money  gambling  article  nelson:autotagged 
january 2007 by nelson
WoW game stats
Blizzard releases some info from inside their game (via WoW Insider)
status  gaming  statistics  stats  interesting  wow  lists  content  worldofwarcraft  games  warcraft  nelson:autotagged 
november 2006 by nelson
Pop / Soda / Coke
Excellent visualization map (via zawodny)
map  statistics  language  food  interesting  misc  pop  maps  soda  trivia  drinks  nelson:autotagged 
october 2006 by nelson
Countries by cash
Japan has 165B dollars. US has -829B. (via Metafilter)
statistics  money  reference  government  interesting  economics  world  politics  news  debt  history  nelson:autotagged 
august 2006 by nelson
Traffic log patterns
Jakob Nielsen finds no change in statistics of visitors to his web site in 10 years
web  search  statistics  stats  nielsen  analysis  seo  google  traffic  longtail  usability  nelson:autotagged 
july 2006 by nelson
Alexa anomaly
Alexa's data went wonky a few months ago; someone thinks it was Digg users (I doubt it)
web  search  statistics  alexa  interesting  blog  culture  slashdot  internet  digg  technology  nelson:autotagged 
july 2006 by nelson
Search spider test
If I understand right, the best crawlers would crawl no pages here
visualization  search  statistics  web  yahoo  searchengine  research  msn  google  seo  bots  nelson:autotagged 
may 2006 by nelson
Mapping US Religion
Fascinating view of American religious life (via Populicious)
visualization  statistics  reference  usa  maps  culture  interesting  demographics  religion  map  politics  nelson:autotagged 
april 2006 by nelson
Top Flickr cameras
Based on upload stats; wish I'd thought of this! (via Populicious)
statistics  shopping  photo  photography  cameras  list  hardware  camera  digital  flickr  top  nelson:autotagged 
february 2006 by nelson
Web authoring stats
Google's analysis of 1 billion web pages' HTML
development  web  statistics  stats  reference  html  webdesign  google  webdev  xhtml  css  nelson:autotagged 
january 2006 by nelson
Bridge suicide map
SF Chron is running a great series on Golden Gate Bridge suicides right now (via BoingBoing)
bridge  statistics  sanfrancisco  death  map  interesting  maps  suicide  design  visualization  architecture  nelson:autotagged 
november 2005 by nelson
Iraq war fatalities
Very effective visualization - wait for the Flash (via MetaFilter)
visualization  statistics  map  flash  maps  animation  news  politics  iraq  war  history  nelson:autotagged 
june 2005 by nelson
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