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Facebook diversity statistics show mostly white, male workforce

The social network releases its ethnic and gender data for the first time, saying it has a lot of work to do to become more diverse.

By June 25, 2014


Australian Bureau of Statistics releases town management game

A new iOS game launched by the Australian Bureau of Statistics lets you take control of and run any town in Australia.

By May 29, 2013


Statistics wizard Nate Silver gives his Oscar predictions

Silver calculates that "Argo" is a lock to take home the best-picture Oscar, and Steven Spielberg will top Ang Lee for best director.

By February 22, 2013


Statistics and solutions for computer theft

People are constantly leaving their systems in vulnerable situations, where thieves can easily take them. I once was at a public Wi-Fi hotspot at a cafe and decided to browse the network for connected computers (heck, they conveniently pop up automatically on the OS X Finder's sidebar). While most systems ask for a password and deny access, I was surprised to find at least two computers out of about 10 available that had fully shared hard drives and documents folders.

By August 3, 2010


'R' language bringing statistical analytics to the masses (Q&A)

You know you've been dying to perform complicated statistical analyses. The R programming language might just be your ticket to success.

By June 3, 2010


The mysterious world of venture funding statistics

New data suggests that venture funding may not what we think it is. What will it take to get trustworthy numbers?

By July 22, 2009


Geocoding error distorts L.A. crime statistics

The LAPD's online crime map erroneously shows a location just a block from the department's new headquarters as the most crime-ridden spot in the city.

By April 5, 2009


The ultimate Blu-ray database: Blu-ray Statistics

Blu-ray Statistics maintains a huge database of information about Blu-ray movies, allowing you to sort titles by video codec, soundtracks available, and even the size of the Blu-ray discs used.

By August 7, 2008


Statistics show Firefox 3 spreading fast

Less than 24 hours after its release, Firefox 3 usage already beats out that of Opera. More than 7 million copies of the open-source browser have been downloaded.

By June 18, 2008


Google granting majority of 'right to be forgotten' requests

The Internet search-engine giant unveils updated statistics on "right to be forgotten" requests in Europe, showing it has approved more than half the requests.

By July 25, 2014