Data Underload

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A Diagram of All the Batteries

If parenthood has taught me anything, it’s that when your kid’s toy needs a battery, you will not have the right size. This is a simple fact of life. In the most recent challenge to this pillar of truth, a Gekko toy (from the show PJ Masks, obviously) needed a button cell battery. I dug into my battery drawer — a reflection of toys past — naively thinking that I...

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What Makes People the Most Happy

It's in the details of 100,000 moments. I analyzed the crowd-sourced corpus to see what brought the most smiles. Read More

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Shifted Social Media Usage, Among Teens

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

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Working Remotely and Where the Time Goes

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

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Basketball Stat Cherry Picking

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

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Go Back Where You Came From

For a second, let's imagine that everyone with a immigrants in their family tree left the country. Read More

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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. Read More

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Most Common Occupation by Age

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

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How Long You’ll Have to Wait at a Restaurant Before You Get a Table

A waiting simulator to take out some of the guesswork. Read More

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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? Read More

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