Some of you may recall an iconic study Yudkowsky references in his Availability essay, where Combs and Slovic looked at the different ways people died and newspaper reporting to see if they were proportional.

For my data science course at UCSD, my group and I attempted to replicate those findings with some more recent data!

(The link has lots more graphs, analysis, and links to the code used.)

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++ for getting your hands dirty and diving into some data! I appreciate the "statistical sins" section at the end :)

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