Pinpoint the moment when…

Graphs and data are always there for us, especially if we want to look back in time and find the exact moment that something changed. Today I’m presenting a bit of a poem of images about time series.

  • Here’s the exact moment that Robert De Niro “gave up” on his career.

  • In episode #576 of NPR’s podcast Planet Money, they highlight moment when women stopped coding.

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  • Even the Onion gets in on the action. They claim that FB has a new feature which tells you exactly when things are over.

Onion_Screenshot

Time series can be intuitive and very easy to understand. They are a great tool for looking at how something has changed over time.  In fact, the 6 Sigma methodology has made a whole theory around controlling processes with time series graphs.

Time series are great for helping pinpoint the moment when…

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Applied Mathematician and writer of socialmathematics.net.
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