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The data you need to win the Olympics if you go NUTS

By |August 3rd, 2021|

What if the Olympic medal table was based on the number of medals won by regions, not by countries? When everybody’s moved by the contagious joy of two athletes making history by agreeing to share an Olympic gold medal, the data analyst thinks: “two gold medals for the same competition? is this going to break my dashboard?” “Can we have two gold? 🥇” “Let’s make history, man”#GOLD #Tokyo2020 — Giuseppe Famà (@FamaNelMondo) August 1, 2021 In my case, I was worried it would break my parsing script. Fortunately, it didn’t, so after a quick check I could share their joy with

European arms export: methodology

By |March 26th, 2021|

Arms export data is not so easy to deal with, given that units of measurements may be unfamiliar for the wider public and, often, the data is incomplete. Here I explain some of the choices made for our latest article on European arms export to authoritarian regimes.

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