Data in the News

The Data in the News Series looks at current events through the lens of data. We look at interesting quantifiable trends, find new and sometimes spurious correlations, and analyze data-based claims made by politicians and public figures.

A Growing Virtual Reality: Internet Access for Low-Income Students

How Online Rehab and Virtual Recovery Works

Internet Addiction Disorder: What You Need to Know and How to Help

ANALYSIS: US Falls Out of Top 10 Average Internet Speeds Globally in 2020, but Global Speeds Faster Than Ever

We’re Going to Pay Four People $250 to Play Online Games One Hour a Day For a Week. No, Seriously.

The Guide to Fully Accessible Tech for People Living with Alzheimer’s

Guide to Insomnia and Technology

A Student’s Introduction to Data

REPORT: The Average Household’s Internet Data Usage Has Jumped 38x in 10 Years