Hmmm, a disturbing pattern is emerging in the number of photos we've been taking as our family expands: Is this normal? Will Isla and Matthew forgive us, understanding that we have less time and energy to take snapshots of them
I have a question about the economics of fuel prices, and I’m sure one of you clever folks will be able to help. I was just reading the BBC News website, and saw this story predicting that UK fuel
Average number of movies rented from Amazon per month: For the 24 months prior to Ben's birth: 5.71 For the six months since Ben's birth: 3.83 Obviously this is because we have much more valuable things to do
Here's some neat infoporn - a chart in Business Week showing which ages groups participate online, and what they're doing. Click for original article. (Via Jez)
Those clever folk at Google have made available an API for dynamic chart generation. Pass in a parameterised URL, and the service returns a PNG image of the requested chart. There's a limit of 50,000 requests per day, but
When I mentioned Edward R. Tufte's excellent The Visual Display of Quantitative Information in a recent blog post, it prompted me to search North Yorkshire's online library catalogue to see if they had any more of the great man's works.
Fifty-three years since Darrell Huff published the seminal How to Lie with Statistics, and still we have newspapers as august as The Times pulling the oldest trick in the book: At first glance it all looks very impressive, but closer
Well, there are only two days left in 2005, and, shamefully, I haven't made it up a single Munro this year. I've never exactly been a prolific bagger, but as this graph shows, at least I've made the effort to