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Data & Visualisation

At least 55 Syrians dislike death

I hadn’t seen this poll before, but it seems a YouGov Siraj internet poll has journalists from a range of otherwise respectable media outlets misinterpret data once again. The BBC writes, More than 1,000 people from 18 countries in the Middle East responded to YouGov Siraj‘s internet poll question: “In your opinion, should Syria’s President […]

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Data & Visualisation

Paul Conneally: Digital humanitarianism

Along the same lines as what UN Global Pulse is all about, Paul Conneally (then of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, now he’s with the UN’s ICT agency, ITU) in this TED Talk stresses that new data is of immense value in early warning, crisis management, and relief efforts. […]

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Goals in England, Spain & Italy

I’ll do this in English, as it is a comment to a photo on the WhoScored.com Facebook page. So, just to let my readers know what WhoScored.com is. WhoScored.com is just about the coolest football site out there. Really. I love it. I use it at least a couple of times a week. Why? Because […]