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Mapping global accessibility to cities

From The Malaria Atlas Project, a global map of estimated accessibility to cities:Tags: accessibility, mobility

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Porn traffic before and after the missile alert in Hawaii

PornHub compared minute-to-minute traffic on their site before and after the missile alertTags: missile, porn

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Compare your fears against reality

From ABC News, this is a clever comparison between people‘s worst fears andTags: fear

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Scale comparison of wildfires

The past few days in California has been non-stop rain, but the monthsTags: California, fires, scale, Washington Post

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Statistical detection of potential child abuse cases

Dan Hurley, reporting for The New York Times, describes the use of statisticalTags: algorithm, police

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Musical hexagons

This is a fun ditty by Vasco Asturiano. I‘m a little too farTags: music

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When data is not quite what it seems

FiveThirtyEight used a dataset on broadband as the basis for a couple ofTags: artificial intelligence, missing data

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Back to the Future, Abridged Chart Edition

Back to more important topics, amirite?Tags: Back to the Future, movie

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Unconstitutional gerrymandering

Alan Blinder and Michael Wines reporting for The New York Times: A panelTags: gerrymandering

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When the interesting pattern ends up just being computer byproduct

Good lesson here. Christian Laesser was playing around with receipt data and initiallyTags: receipt, shopping

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[For Members] How to Make Venn Diagrams in R

The usually abstract, qualitative and sometimes quantitative chart type shows relationships. You can make them in R, if you must.Tags: R

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