The difference between the US Debt & Deficit.


The super short version: Let’s say Sam gets $50 per year in allowance (revenue), but owes his Mom $100 in “debt” after two years.  He accrued that debt by spending $100 per year. So, he spent $50 more per year  (“yearly deficit”) than he made in allowance. 2 years * $50 yearly deficit = $100…
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There is no better quote to reference then your own, made from the source:Not the facts, just the data


Here is another post in my series of “Not the facts, just the data”. This post came after an argument I had with someone I care about. Make no mistake that this is not a rebutle but just a perspective on data vs. facts, and arguments vs. politics. The biggest argument I stand being, from…
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Gas: Remember. Learn. Be Smart.


Complaining about gas prices is like complaining that your love of ice cream has made you fat. This is the data points that should matter to you:… Stop buying big cars that suck gas, EVEN when this fall/winter gas prices go down, as they usually do. If you feel like a baller and you…
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Let’s have cleaner debates with our neighbors: Not the facts, just the data.

I am not trying to get entrenched in the political back-and-forth going on. I actually do understand all of the he-said she-said going back-and-forth when it comes to peoples opinions. Opinions are each persons right to have, especially when it comes to social philosophy. Additionally, opinions are hard to “verify”; your beleifs are your prerogative. However, it…
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Pictures that are literally worth over a million words

Words makes pictures

Check out this cool little tool: Google N-Grams It shows a graphical representation of the frequency words used in books over a rangeof years. It is based on on all the books google has scanned into their database to date. This TED talk is what turned me on to the project. The project, the tool…
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