The Claim Someone posted on Facebook that gas prices were much better under Trump and so we need to vote Democrats out and then gas prices will be better with Republicans. My Gut Response I was inspired to conduct the multivariate analysis below after my immediate response was basically, “Policy doesn’t ever impact commodity prices… Continue reading Which Political Party Is Best For Gas Prices?
CJ Trowbridge USP 493 Data Analysis 2020-12-01 SPSS Final Project Outline Introduction – what hypothesis you will test and why you expect your independent variable or variables will affect your dependent variable In the recent past, it was legal for California parents to refuse to vaccinate their children in on the basis of various superstitions.… Continue reading Data: Antivaxxer Prevalence Correlates With Covid Incidence
This was an interesting project. I compiled the monthly job creation data from the Fed for every month on record and broken it out by who was president at the time and what party they were in. Hypothesis Let’s start with what I was expecting to find. I hypothesized a slight Democratic lead with maybe… Continue reading Data: Which Political Party Creates More Jobs?
I was curious what cooking does to air quality and nuclear radiation. We know that cooking meats releases naturally occurring radioactive materials just like wildfires do. For the curious, I was cooking bulgogi. As you can see, at 1:30 when I started cooking, there was a huge spike in the indoor air pollution in my… Continue reading Data: Air Quality and Cooking
Key Findings; Shiftpods are not significantly better than cheap alternatives. No tent performs well in direct sun. No matter what kind of tent you have, putting it under a shade structure is the most important thing for keeping it cool inside during the day. Evaporative “swamp” coolers are not as helpful as simple ventilation. Thermal… Continue reading Data: Are Shiftpods Actually Cooler?