Motivating Statistical Projects

Sunday data/statistics link roundup (12/30/12)

An interesting new app called 100plus, which looks like it uses public data to help determine how little decisions (walking more, one more glass of wine, etc.) lead to more or less health. Here’s a post describing it on the blog. As far as I can tell, the app is still in beta, so only the folks who have a code can download it. Data on mass shootings from the Mother Jones investigation.