Tag Archives: data

Where Mainers go for sustenance: Data analysts compare numbers of bars, grocery stores

Map-making and number crunching website FlowingData dug up and updated a 2008 analysis by a previous group on the numbers of bars and grocery stores across the U.S. The exercise, apparently, was to gauge how people in different regions are gaining their sustenance, although it’s not immediately clear why they didn’t also include restaurants, gardens or […]

Portland probably is not the most unfaithful city. But researchers have tried to figure out what makes someone cheat

Are people fascinated by finding out whether others are cheating because so many of them are already infidelitous? Hackers this week presumably upended the lives of millions of potential adulterers who logged in to Ashley Madison, a dating site catering to cheating spouses. They appeared to release 9.7 gigabytes of account and credit card information […]