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Byte 1 results

posted Jan 23, 2016, 8:27 AM by Jen Mankoff
This is the first year that I've opened the door to any data set for Byte 1, and the results have been fascinating. You looked at everything from butterflies to open ski resorts. Some highlights
I also saw some things that made me ponder. For example, in this chart of fatality by airlines, I really wanted to know how that related to the number of flights (because an airline that has more total flights but the same fatality rate per flight might look worse than it should). Also, this summary of the refuge crisis was very interesting, but I was having trouble telling whether the dots were about refugee origin, or their current location. I'm not critiquing these assignments, but they definitely did make me want to know more (as did many of your projects!).