Design for statistical understanding

Design for statistical understanding What happens when a textbook approach to learning doesn’t work with scientists? We brought a top medical journal and a leading data visualization company together to try to explain a key statistical concept and solve the...

Want to change the world? Give kids data

Want to change the world? Give kids data Make it relevant to their lives—and give them tools for visualization Trevor Butterworth Photo: izusek for istockphoto.com We’ve shown, through access to large and relevant data sets that kids “can do things we thought were too...

How to wreck Puerto Rico

How to wreck save Puerto Rico After saving Puerto Rico hundreds of millions of dollars, a world-class statistics institute faces has been saved from destruction Trevor Butterworth Photo: cestes001 for istockphoto.com “Why would you not want an independent and unbiased...

The hot sauce linking violence to video games

The hot sauce linking violence to video games It's literally hot sauce—sometimes loudness—and that's why the evidence linking violent video games to real world violence is problematic. “Mario Party 9 is considered violent, because the characters purposely hop on other...
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