Category Archives: Open Data

Results of Survey of 10,000 Developers

Stack Overflow surveyed almost 10,000 developers about the technologies they use, what’s important to them in a job, and much more. We loaded the results into Statwing so anyone can easily explore the data. There’s some interesting relationships there, like the relationship between job satisfaction and the size of the company the developer works at. Check out the Continue Reading

NFL Play-by-Play Data—Analyzed, Visualized, and Quizzified

There’s an updated, better version of this post available here: http://blog.statwing.com/dataset-ten-years-of-nfl-plays-analyzed-visualized-quizzified-downloadable/ . It’s third-and-2 and you desperately need a first down. What do you do, run or pass? A few months ago, Advanced NFL Stats released an incredible dataset containing information on every play of the 2012 NFL regular season. We structured that dataset and Continue Reading

America Goes to the Doctor

Advertisement: Statwing makes an easy-to-use data analysis tool. Click through any of the images below to see that analysis in Statwing (and play around with the dataset). You know how when you go to the doctor you get your height, weight, blood pressure, etc. measured? We popped thousands of those readings into Statwing (from Kaggle’s  Practice Fusion Continue Reading

The Ecological Fallacy

Advertisement: Statwing makes an easy-to-use data analysis tool. Click through any of the images below to see that analysis in Statwing (and play around with related data). U.S. states with proportionally more immigrants have proportionally more households with income above $100k.[1] Ergo, immigrants are more likely than non-immigrants to have household incomes above $100k. Hopefully Continue Reading

Those Who Care Not For Trees

How do you feel about the current number of trees in your city? Too many? About right? Not enough? You probably didn’t answer “Too many.” In a survey of San Franciscans (courtesy of San Francisco’s Open Data initiative), 3.1% of of respondents said San Francisco has too many trees. So. Who thinks there’s too many trees? Who are Continue Reading