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Newsroom: Miscellaneous: New Online Tool Gives Public Wider Access to Key U.S. Statistics

2012 Jul 28, 2:35

The U.S. Census Bureau today released a new online service that makes key demographic, socio-economic and housing statistics more accessible than ever before. The Census Bureau’s first-ever public Application Programming Interface (API) allows developers to design Web and mobile apps to explore or learn more about America’s changing population and economy.

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Cache them if you can

2012 Mar 23, 1:19

New stats on HTTP caching on the web.

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MAMA: The "average" Web page - Dev.Opera

2011 Jul 26, 10:00Opera has stats on what an 'average' web page looks like it in terms of HTML elemenets and attributes used etc.PermalinkCommentsweb development html statistics technical opera

Lessons of the Chewbacca Incident « Binary Bonsai

2010 Sep 27, 1:51Learn how to correctly generalize about the users of Reddit, Facebook, BoingBoing, etc based on the redirect HTTP stats collected from this sites recent popular post on Chewbacca.PermalinkCommentsstatistics internet web blog

Last.fm – the Blog · Now in the playground: Gender Plots

2010 Sep 22, 12:13Last.fm sorts its user's music prefs by gender and age and graphs it.PermalinkCommentsmusic data statistics visualization lastfm age gender

A Survey of Rel Values on the Web » DeWitt Clinton

2010 Jul 1, 5:28"Here are the top 25 rel values found in and tags in a moderately sized sample of the web today"PermalinkCommentsstatistics html rel link internet crawl technical

Color Survey Results « xkcd

2010 May 4, 10:51Survey asks you for your gender and color blindness status and then shows you various colors one by one and asks you to type the name. The results of this survey are presented here. Very few differences between genders but there's plenty of interesting results in this document.PermalinkCommentsvia:swannman science statistics color psychology xkcd humor art

The State of Web Development 2010 – Web Directions

2010 Apr 29, 11:51Stats from the State of Web Development 2010 web survey including: "Few respondents use any form of Internet Explorer for their day to day web use, but IE8 is the number one browser developers test their sites in. Google Chrome has jumped dramatically as the browser of choice for developers, to rank 3rd, at 17% just behind Safari at 20%."PermalinkCommentsie web browser chrome statistics development html technical system:filetype:pdf system:media:document

HotelChatter's Annual Hotel WiFi Report 2010 || HotelChatter

2010 Apr 29, 11:45"...Well guess what? The demand for hotel WiFi has not gone away, quite the opposite, a growing number of hotel guests not only demand the hotel they book have proper wireless access but most will consider *not* staying at a hotel that can't meet their basic access needs."
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Ajaxian » Getting Users to Upgrade Their Browsers

2010 Apr 11, 3:53Has graphs of browser usage by version over time to show upgrade speed for Chrome, IE, and Firefox. Chrome has a lovely graph.
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Schneier on Security: The Effectiveness of Air Marshals

2010 Apr 11, 3:51"In fact, more air marshals have been arrested than the number of people arrested by air marshals." Its easy to get awesome stats like this when talking about lawlessness on airplanes given its great infrequency.PermalinkCommentsstatistics humor security bruce-schneier airplane

PDF Most Common File Type in Targeted Attacks - F-Secure Weblog : News from the Lab

2010 Mar 22, 8:40PDF overtakes Word as targeted attack vector of choice.PermalinkCommentssecurity office adobe pdf word powerpoint microsoft technical statistics internet malware

January 2010: Android Handset Mix « Myxer's BoomBox Report

2010 Mar 5, 6:06iPhone vs Android adoption per state and per gender. Apparently I'm out of my demographic with my G1.PermalinkCommentsandroid apple iphone g1 statistics cellphone google

Revised Font Stack | A Way Back

2010 Feb 5, 8:00Font stats on Mac and PC respectively.PermalinkCommentsfont statistics html css web design typography via:kris.kowal

One year after putting NFB films online – Here are the stats… – NFB.ca

2010 Jan 22, 1:23Canada's National Film Board gives the successful stats of its website on which you can watch their films.PermalinkCommentsfree video film canada movie internet statistics

Life Expectancy in America | FlowingData

2009 Oct 6, 2:40Changes in life expectancy in America - with graphs!PermalinkCommentsvisualization statistics life-expectancy health america age

Reduce Your Chances of Dying in a Plane Crash | Information Is Beautiful

2009 Sep 14, 4:52PermalinkCommentsvia:kris.kowal information visualization plane airplane flight statistics death travel humor

linkiblog | How to Build a Popularity Algorithm You can be Proud of

2009 Sep 9, 5:49PermalinkCommentstechnical statistics algorithms howto social tutorial math popular reddit digg programming

How Different Groups Spend Their Day - Interactive Graphic - NYTimes.com

2009 Aug 3, 8:30"The American Time Use Survey asks thousands of American residents to recall every minute of a day." I enjoy the graph animation when switching between different groups.PermalinkCommentsvia:swannman graph visualization information graphic nytimes infographics demographics statistics

very small array

2009 Jul 12, 3:16Blog of various entertaining graphs and visualizations. Lovely site design too.PermalinkCommentshumor blog art visualization graph statistics information chart design
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