New York Times approachably describes Bayesian Statistics zite.to/1BAtgxk
Here’s a treemap visualization from the NY Times of Obama’s proposed 2012 US government budget.
The NY Times has a great visualization of Netflix dvd rental data that shows the top 10 dvd rentals for the zip codes in 12 major metro areas. Make sure to mouse over the map to see the top 10 list for your specific zip code.
As always, the NY Times has great visualizations. Here is one showing the spread of the Swine Flu.
We regularly link to the awesome graphics of the NY TImes. Here’s a discussion with the NY Times Graphics Editor, Amanda Cox.
The NY Times highlights the problem that recommendation systems like Netflix sometimes have. For movies like Napoleon Dynamite, people either love them or hate them and it is very tricky to predict which it will be.