Fascinating look at internet usage in the US with data from back in 2000. Not much is shocking here in terms of patterns but 57% of households earning < $30k not having broadband at home is… a lot more than I expected.
Some stats I didn’t know before in here: “a little under half of all 2.1 million people in Gaza are children.” Also, “Gaza City is more densely populated than Tel Aviv… That means that even targeted airstrikes in Gaza have a high likelihood of hitting civilians”
This is a really simple vis which shows a really simple message: Although the world is experiencing more natural disasters, deaths from natural disasters have gone down a lot. Data from EM-DAT which you can sign up for if this is interesting to you.
Fronting this with an “I don’t watch it so this means nothing to me” I love the look of this network diagram spanning different series and characters in the show. Really cool. This uses data scraped from Fandom so I guess you could do something with any TV show or game… Nice.
When you hover over data points it has more detail about when and where the coffee was consumed. I love Twin Peaks and I love coffee so I obviously appreciate this. Data available here if you want to have a go at visualising yourself.
I really resent the framing of this because it’s wrong — it’s the most popular name given to baby girls in the US. But it’s kind of interesting even if it does arbitrarily exclude super popular names like Jennifer. Data from the SSA.
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