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Pizza Girl: Statistical Analysis of a Delivery Shift: Part 3

Slice apizzagirl 8 comments

How much time do I really spend driving during any given shift? How much time do I spend folding boxes? What is my average hourly rate per shift? I often have questions like this, and the best way I could think of answering them was to track my every movement during a shift, so I recorded everything I was doing, from my clock-out time to the time I spent folding boxes. Over the next few weeks I'm going to take that data and see what sort of useful information I can pull from it. (see also: Part 1 and Part 2) More

Pizza Girl: Statistical Analysis of a Delivery Shift, Part 2

Slice apizzagirl 2 comments

Another important use of pizza: learning fractions and percentages. [Photograph: Pizza Girl] How much time do I really spend driving during any given shift? How much time do I spend folding boxes? Last week I posed these questions as well as gave an introduction on my method for finding out the answers (recording my every movement through a few shifts). The raw data can be found here and below is the breakdown of the shifts. Shift 1: This shift was a short one (a Friday night) at only 1 hour 44 minutes. I took 4 deliveries (in two runs)... More

Pizza Girl: Statistical Analysis of a Delivery Shift: Part 1

Slice apizzagirl 22 comments

How much time do I really spend driving during any given shift? How much time do I spend folding boxes? What is my average hourly rate per shift? I often have questions like this, and the best way I could think of answering them was to track my every movement during a shift, so I recorded everything I was doing, from my clock-out time to the time I spent folding boxes. Over the next few weeks I'm going to take that data and see what sort of useful information I can pull from it. More

The 'Moneyball' of Pizza? Using Statistics to Find NYC's Best Pies and Slices

Slice Adam Kuban 14 comments

In the New York City pizza landscape, coal is king. That's what statistics consultant Jared Lander found when he rigorously applied the science to user-generated reviews of the city's pizzerias in a quest to find "the best." Lander discovered that pizzerias with coal-fired ovens rated high and that Uptown addresses added to a pizzeria's observed popularity. More

Sources of Food Poisoning Infographic

Robyn Lee 1 comment

[Image: Good.is] E. coli in beef isn't the only troublemaker out there. Check out these other sources of food poisoning from Good magazine's latest Transparency featuring the top 10 FDA-regulated foods that have made the most people sick since 1990. Related Worldwide Meat Consumption Infographic White House Food Safety Group Has Website What Makes Raw Eggs Dangerous... More

Worldwide Meat Consumption Infographic

Robyn Lee 6 comments

[Image: Good.is] Good magazine's latest Transparency features this infographic illustrating the meat consumption of the highest and lowest meat-consuming countries in the world. Denmark is number one with 321.7 pounds per capita per year, and Bhutan is the lowest at 6.6 pounds. Related Caffeine and Calories Chart Behold the Bacon Pig... More

Asian Women Food Bloggers, Represent!

Lia Bulaong 1 comment

Santos of the Scent of Green Bananas is putting together a list of Asian women who've got food blogs—the number is at 328 and counting! Our Alaina Browne made the graph you see above to better visually represent which countries the bloggers are in—you can see a larger version to make better sense of it. So far the US has almost a third of all bloggers listed; the other countries that round out the top five are Singapore, Japan, Australia and the Philippines.... More

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