Another year, another March Madness. As we scramble to fill out our yearly brackets, it’s important to keep injuries in mind. After all, a 2-Seed that lost its starting forward in the conference tournament may be less intimidating than a fully healthy 3-Seed on a… Read More »Which March Madness Teams are Most Injured?
Note: This article is longer than usual, so I’ve included a small Table of Contents below: Introduction Tweets Since Acquisition Time Trends When Does Elon Tweet? Time Spent Tweeting Elon vs. AOC Final Thoughts and Takeaways Image gallery with all charts and figures Introduction… Read More »Elon Musk Probably Tweets Too Much
Fact or Fiction is a new series where I tackle popular internet narratives and use data analytics to check how true they are. In the wake of the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on Roe v. Wade, outraged supporters of abortion rights across the U.S. have… Read More »Fact or Fiction: Is the current Supreme Court bench illegitimate?
We’re obsessed with grouping things together. We self-select each other into groups based on which political candidate we support, which sports team we root for, and which arbitrary country we’re born in. People also spend hours on the internet arguing over “tiers”, or groupings, of… Read More »Determining NFL Quarterback Archetypes (with stats!)
Have you ever thought about bringing cold, hard statistics to one of life’s greatest artistic joys? Well fear not, because in our increasingly data-driven world, our analyst friends are hard at work attempting to statistisize (numerize?) everything you can think of, so we can analyze… Read More »Analyzing Hip Hop – Who’s Most Lyrical, What Determines Popularity, and More
It’s Thanksgiving, also known as DJ Khaled’s birthday, and COVID-19 is back with a vengeance. We’ve all been cautioned by the CDC to celebrate a socially distanced holidays this year, and the data shows most of us are ignoring them so far. I’m not here… Read More »COVID: A tale of two Americas
The president has COVID. A number of his close confidants, including Kellyanne Conway and Chris Christie, have COVID diagnoses of their own. It appears that Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s Rose Garden Nomination Ceremony was a “superspreader” event that spread COVID among all levels… Read More »Is the GOP taking COVID-19 seriously?
Race has a long and complex history in the United States, perhaps first dating back to 1619 when some “20 and odd” Africans were first brought to the colony of Jamestown. Since then our rich culture of immigration (some of it, unfortunately forced) has resulted… Read More »Do Black Lives Matter to the Police? A Statistical Look