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In Phase 1 we explored the mapping of current events.

In Phase 2, we begin exploratory analysis for a research project called 50 States of Mind.

Design Workshop

Some Initial Questions

What contributes to a state of mind?

Should we look at population and/or households?

Which industries are correlated with population?

Which are not, and what are these special situations?

Within states, should we look at counties and/or metropolitian areas?

Basic Population Clusters

The Whales


Meat & Potatoes

The Over-Represented