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Naïve Data analysis leads to incorrect conclusions – WWII Bomber Plane edition

Here’s a good story showing us how focusing on the data we have in front of us may lead us to incorrect conclusions. The summary is this: In World War II, Allied bomber command undertook an analysis effort to determine how to optimally reinforce bomber planes to protect … Continue reading »

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Data is Beautiful, Episode #1: Strava Running Routes

I’m currently digging the heatmap that Strava produces with running route data.

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FiveThirtyEight just pre-negotiated Lionel Messi’s next contract

FiveThirtyEight shows the data that explains why Lionel Messi is worth more than any other player. Love me that breakdown.