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Bookmarks tagged with “statistics”

  1. Country statistics — DataMarket

    Lots of nice statistics, presented in a decent, usable way. So many of the international organisation sites with this stuff are appalling. (via @johndodds)

  2. RSS commission new research into public perceptions of statistics | RSSeNews

    The British public thinks it lives in Daily Mail fantasy horror world. (via @wonderlandblog)

  3. How Many People Have Ever Lived on Earth? - Population Reference Bureau

    The number of people alive today is something like, very vaguely, 6% of all those who ever lived. (via @GreatDismal)

  4. File:Bill of Mortality.jpg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Grim government statistics for 1665. No pretty graphs.

  5. Dataists

    “Our goal is to bring well-written articles on big data processing, statistics and statistical programming, and machine learning to one place.” (via BERG)

  6. Buster Benson

    A nice data-rich “summary of now” homepage. (via @tomcoates)

  7. Britain’s “broken society”: Through a glass darkly | The Economist

    Good article on how many things that you’d think would define “broken Britain” have been improving. Britain’s better.

  8. Statistical analysis, data and graphing | Timetric: making data useful

    Datagasm. Loads of data sets available for analysing, exporting, monitoring, fiddling with, etc. (via Blackbeltjones)

  9. The Eyewash Station: Odds of Dying in a Terrorist Attack

    “You are 12 times more likely to die from accidental suffocation in bed than from a terrorist attack.” (via Kottke)

  10. Sprint: Plug into Now.

    Quite absorbing “dashboard” about the state of the world. Some of it’s obviously whizzy and not entirely factual. But I want one for me. (via Russell Davies)

  11. Mycrocosm

    “A web service that allows you to share snippets of information from the minutiae of daily life in the form of simple statistical graphs.” Like Daytum? Love it. (via Haddock)

  12. Daytum

    Lets you keep track of any kind of daily data you like and graph it. Brilliant. I don’t often think “I wish I’d thought of that” but… (via Kottke)

  13. Site statistics (Pepys’ Diary)

    Five and a half years in, 50,000 comments so far, 25,000 absolute unique visitors per month, etc.

  14. Mail-trends - Google Code

    “Mail Trends lets you analyze and visualize your email (as extracted from an IMAP server)” Haven’t tried it, but it looks purty. (via Haddock)

  15. World Clock

    Statistics (based on estimates) updating in real time about deaths, diseases, disasters, etc globally.

  16. Clickdensity - website heat maps for usability and information architecture

    Interesting-looking thing for measuring where people click on your pages (although I haven’t tried it).

  17. Mint: A Fresh Look at Your Site

    $30, looks lovely, but can’t be installed or administered using Win IE. Doh.

  18. Digerati Consulting: awstats on TextDrive

    How to install AWStats on a TextDrive server. Actually worked.

  19. Peastat

    “Peastat is a simple, free, ‘live’ web stats analyser.”

  20. Worldmapper: The world as you’ve never seen it before

    A big collection of world maps with countries resized according to different kinds of statistics. (via Boing Boing)

  21. The Baby Name Wizard’s NameVoyager

    I kept seeing links to this and ignored them. I shouldn’t have, it’s lovely. Would be nice if you could fix the scale though.

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