Source: Kuestenmacher, Simon, Types of Screw Drives, Twitter, 9/6/18, 10:35AM, https://twitter.com/simongerman600/status/1037756072168247296/photo/1.  

A few weeks back, the Mental Health Foundation held its annual “mental-health awareness week” campaign. Approximately 25% of British adults have been diagnosed at some point with a psychiatric disorder, costing the economy an estimated 4.5% of GDP per year. Mental illness can occur from a variety of causes, but a growing body of research […]

Source: McCandless, David, Best in Show – What’s the best Dog Breed, According to Data?, information is beautiful.net, https://informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/best-in-show-whats-the-top-data-dog/?utm_content=buffer26a04&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer. Below is a screenshot of a visualization from David McCandless’ book, Knowledge is Beautiful David examined data on intelligence, longevity, genetic ailments and other markers to create a “data-score” and then plotted it against public popularity of various breeds, […]

Readers: My Data Visualization blog was named the #3 blog for the second year in a row by Feedspot. Here is the link to their list. https://blog.feedspot.com/data_visualization_blogs/ I do not have a Facebook presence for my blog and less than 1,000 followers, but I get 300-800 visitors a day depending on what I post. I […]

Readers: This was completed in the years 2014-2015 by the Pew Research Center. I would be very curious how much this has changed since the 2016 elections and in what direction the public views are no leaning. Food for thought. Michael Source: –, Wide Mix of Factors Influencing Public Views on 22 Science-Related Issues, Pew Research […]

Readers: Before, I discuss this article that appeared last Summer in The Guardian, I wanted to tell you my left-handed story. I was in grade school in the early to mid-1960s. I was born left-handed and only knew how to write left-handed (my socially conservative parent never a big deal about it). In my English/Writing […]