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Timeline of Statistics

March 22, 2014
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Timeline of Statistics

getstats In 2010 the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) launched the getstats campaign in order to bring statistics to various groups like …Continue reading →

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For Everyone

March 13, 2014
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For Everyone

The World Wide Web’s birthday! (webat25.org). And a greeting address from Tim Bernetrs-Lee: ‘By working together, I believe we can …Continue reading →

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February 12, 2014
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Every year the magazine Science and the National Science Foundation choose the best visualizations from Science and Engineering. The winners of …Continue reading →

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Big Data Events

January 25, 2014
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Big Data Events

The Big Data discussion builds momentum in Official Statistics. In October 2012 at the UNECE High-level Seminar on Modernization of Statistical …Continue reading →

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Visualising (not so) Big Data

December 1, 2013
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Visualising (not so) Big Data

Facebook is a frequently used source for information. We do not know all kinds of such data queries and reutilisations……. …Continue reading →

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Open Data Index

October 30, 2013
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Open Data Index

There are lots of indexes. The most famous one may be the  Index Librorum Prohibitorum  listing books prohibited by the cathoilic …Continue reading →

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Statistics + Journalism = Data Journalism ?

October 27, 2013
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Statistics + Journalism = Data Journalism ?

Statistics+journalism=data journalism is not the full truth. The equation may make sense because statistics are the most important source for data …Continue reading →

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Exoplanet Statistics

October 24, 2013
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Exoplanet Statistics

There are very special statistics where the survey instrument is a telescope and the data are far from our world. …Continue reading →

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Frightfully Boring? Not at all!

October 22, 2013
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Frightfully Boring? Not at all!

Statistical information is frightfully boring, it doesn’t regard me as a person! Yes and no. Yes, official statistics is not …Continue reading →

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Waiting for Don’t Panic

October 19, 2013
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Waiting for Don’t Panic

‘Internationally acclaimed Swedish Professor Hans Rosling will present Don’t Panic – The Truth About Population, an ‘as-live’ studio event featuring …Continue reading →

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