All posts tagged: Big Data

The Rules of Contagion by Adam Kucharski

The Rules of Contagion – a scary title given the current novel coronavirus pandemic. It’s no secret that Covid-19 is causing problems the world over. But, I’m going to state this early; if you read only one non-fiction book during this crisis, please make it this one.

Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez

Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez

Did you know that “[w]hen a woman is involved in a car crash, she is 47% more likely to be seriously injured than a man, and 71% more likely to be moderately injured, even when researchers control for factors such as height, weights, seat-belt usage, and crash intensity. She is also 17% more likely to die”.

I’ll repeat that, just to make sure it has sunk in –  17% more likely to die…