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Dataviz of the week, 23/8/17

Autodesk Research have some really nice animations where they show a whole load of bivariate datasets with the same summary stats. You know the story (well, you probably do): if you just look at the stats, you can go badly wrong. 121 more words



  • We use graphs to make comparisons easier.
  • It is ‘in fashion’ to use graphs today (bubble graphs most popular).
  • When comparing graphs and numbers our brains look for the easiest option.
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My Favorite Graph Can Make You Happy

I don’t consider myself to be a math guy, but I’ve been known to enjoy a good graph every once in a while. There’s something kind of satisfying in seeing a visual representation of  a cause and effect relationship. 1,112 more words

Bullshit Charts

Possibly the most widespread form of Statistical Bullshit is Bullshit Charts.  Charts are meant to provide clear and easy-to-read information, but Bullshit Charts are designed to mislead the reader – whether intentionally or unintentionally.  390 more words

Statistical Bullshit

My life described in exactly 6 charts

It has been almost 5 (!!!) months since I walked over half a mile while in labor to the hospital to deliver my littlest humanchild Daphne. 229 more words

Life Stories

Four Examples

Following are the four examples of sequences (along with their properties) which can be helpful to gain a better understanding of theorems about sequences ( 107 more words

Personal Experiences

Who Doesn't Love Graphs, Really?

Props to this nerdy mother on Reddit for managing to collect all of this data while feeding and changing a newborn:

Also, props to this nerdy father… 31 more words