#Data

“It's unbelievable how much energy is released.”

Physicist converting old nuclear test explosion films to digital before they decompose

Fri, March 17th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"There is a really powerful connection from children's early beginnings to where they end up."

Brain test can tell if a 3-year-old will end up being a criminal

Wed, December 14th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"It took 200,000 years for our human population to reach 1 billion."

And only 200 years to reach 7 billion

Tue, November 15th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Insurance Company Wanted to Use Facebook Posts to Determine Insurance Rates

The idea ends up totally backfiring, but it's not over yet

Wed, November 2nd, 2016 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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How Big Would a City Have to Be to Fit 7.4 Billion People?

Gives a good understanding of just how crammed some places already are

Thu, September 29th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Big Data is increasing inequality and threatening democracy."

Weapons of Math Destruction

Fri, September 2nd, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Your gateway to understanding life outside your home."

If It Were My Home

Wed, December 30th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"If we were smart about the accounting, we’d be asking Facebook to pay us."

Tue, August 18th, 2015 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Do teenagers understand the outdated tech in our icons?"

In Defense of the Floppy Disk

Thu, July 23rd, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Browse the World's Passports

Passport Index

Tue, April 14th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Personality Insights Using Watson-Powered Linguistic Analytics

What a computer thinks of you based on how and what you write

Fri, March 13th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Facebook is Always Watching You

Sterling Crispin’s “Data Masks”

Tue, November 25th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Unknown unfairness can never be detected, let alone corrected."

Personal data in the unregulated data mining market

Sun, November 9th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"An actual hipster is about as real as a unicorn."

Why hipsters all look the same

Thu, November 6th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Machine Learning Helps Us Understand What Makes a Good Teacher

Mon, September 29th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Total Moving Face Reconstruction

Mon, September 22nd, 2014 21:06 by capnasty NEWS

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Singles Outnumber Married People

Wed, September 17th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Graph Illustrates the Typical American Workday

Fri, August 29th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Don’t Fly Drones Here

Open-Data Map Shows Where You Can and Cannot Fly a Drone

Sun, July 27th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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StreetScore: Predicting the Perceived Safety of One Million Streetscapes

Using a computer

Sat, July 26th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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A Day in the Life of a NYC Taxi

Interactive Data Visualization

Tue, July 15th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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AprilZero: Tracking Everything About Himself

Sun, July 13th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Spurious Correlations

Wed, May 14th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Middle Initials in a Name Associated With Intellect

Tue, May 13th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Where Nobody Lives

Sat, April 19th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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If You Were on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List, You'd Survive About 613 Days

Sat, March 15th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Your Big Breakthrough Comes at Age 35

Mon, February 17th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Maps That Explain the World

Tue, February 4th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Animated Infographic On How a Car Engine Works

Sat, September 7th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Racial Segregation Measured in Pixels

Sat, August 17th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Let's Free Congress: Infographic-Like Website on the Impact of Donations in Government's Decisions

Tue, May 7th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Jon Millward's Deep Analysis of 10,000 Porn Stars and Their Careers

Tue, February 19th, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Sending Data Via FedEx Will Always Be Faster Than Uploading It

Thu, February 7th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Tweetping: Twitter Activity in Realtime

Sat, February 2nd, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Beef Stakes: Sarah Hallacher Measures Beef Production Data With Steaks

Thu, January 17th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Bikes are one of the four commodities of the street -- cash, drugs, sex, and bikes. You can virtually exchange one for another."

Bike Thieves Are Assholes

Mon, September 24th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Skatepath: Visualizing Covered Distances by Skating in Vienna

Fri, September 14th, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Documenting Every Instance the Phrase "Is The New" Used Since 2005

Fri, August 10th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Little Red Riding Hood as a Video Infographic

Fri, April 27th, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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@Time_is: Gorgeous Time Conversion Website

Wed, March 21st, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Study on Facebook Shows We're More Closely Connected to One Another Than Previously Thought

Wed, November 23rd, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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If Manhattan's Street Grid Encompassed The Whole World

Fri, November 18th, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Analysis of Steve Jobs Tribute Messages Show People Compared Him to Ford, Not Edison

Tue, October 25th, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Parsing the Data and Ideology of the We Are 99% Tumblr

Tue, October 11th, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The Zombie Map of the World

Thu, September 29th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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If the World's Population Lived in One City...

Thu, August 18th, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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ASCII FLOW: Build Minimalistic ASCII Flowcharts

Mon, June 27th, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The Infographic... Infographic

Sat, June 18th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Despite Global Warming Skeptics, Greenland Experienced Record Ice Cap Melting During 2010

Fri, March 18th, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Visual Aid for the Deep Mine Rescue in Chile

Thu, October 14th, 2010 19:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Infographic: Hipster Fashion Cycle

Wed, June 30th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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InfoGraphic: Cities That Have Burned and Have Been Rebuilt

Wed, June 23rd, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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If San Francisco's Crime Were Elevations

Sat, June 19th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The History of Rickrolling in One Long Skinny Infographic

Wed, June 9th, 2010 10:59 by capnasty NEWS

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Public Domain Super Heroes

Sun, November 15th, 2009 09:50 by capnasty NEWS

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Information is Beautiful

Tue, October 13th, 2009 19:50 by capnasty NEWS

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American Vice: Mapping the 7 Deadly Sins

Thu, September 3rd, 2009 20:14 by capnasty NEWS

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Country Population, Density & Area

Mon, April 17th, 2006 18:37 by capnasty NEWS

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The Excuse-O-Mat

Fri, April 18th, 2003 00:00 by capnasty NEWS

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