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When and How You Will Die

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When and How You Will Die

Death is inevitable, but the circumstances of any person’s pivotal moment of passing on are largely uncertain. When and How You Will Die is a macabre digital experiment that aggregates different demographic variables like gender, age, and average life expectancy. It combines that data with stats on the most common ways to perish (think cancer or congenital disorders), then generates an interactive visualization that predicts the potential cause and timeline for your own personal adios. It’s heavy stuff anchored in data, stats, and simulations that may or may not make you feel better about your impending mortality.

Creators: Nathan Yau
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