What dinosaurs are hiding in your data?


One of the important tools data scientists love using are data visualizations (i.e., graphs). You might be asking yourself why can't we completely rely on descriptive statistics? Shouldn't average, standard deviation, correlation be enough? well... they aren't. A recent paper by Justin Matejka and George Fitzmaurice, shows this very beautifully. Matejka and Fitzmaurice synthetically [...]