We’ll play with this helpful applet in class this week.
Here’s some long form journalism in the New York Times Magazine about the replication crisis in the sciences, relevant to our ongoing discussion about the evils of p hacking.
A new poll from the Pew Research Center shows that “The Partisan Divide on Political Values Grows Even Wider.”
You can discover lots of fascinating social patterns with simple counts and ranks. Check out the patterns discoverable in Social Security Administration records on names parents give their children: “How to Name a Baby.”
Click the picture to see an interesting data visualization about how men and women tend to describe colors.
This is some of my favorite data presentation ever. Check out Dear Data the wonderful project two women undertook to collect data about their lives and express it on the back of postcards.
We talked a little bit last night about the need to control for extraneous variables. Check out this entertaining collection of spurious correlations.
Here’s some data we’ll play with a bit tonight if we have time.