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What Did the World Cup Do for Data Visualization?

Andy Cotgreave | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Tech
Andy Cotgreave

Some stories are best told with visualisation... They aren't flashy; they are simple and designed to convey key information quickly... The amount of data being generated by the World Cup lets us explore anything.

Why Do We Keep Letting Politicians Fudge the Numbers So Badly?

Justin Cash | Posted 28.03.2013 | UK Politics
Justin Cash

In times of crisis, the need for clear information is more important than ever. Crunching the numbers in a transparent way is one of the best methods of public policy formation available to us, and data concerning jobs and growth has informed many reasonable economic arguments in recent years.

Rape

Pippa Bartolotti | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Pippa Bartolotti

The scale of rape in the UK, as in the world, is the tip of an ugly iceberg of violence. Rape often comes as part of a package of abuse. Institutional abuse, cultural abuse, domestic abuse.

Home Office Stats Shine a Light on Animal Research

Chris Magee | Posted 16.09.2012 | UK Politics
Chris Magee

In this document, each experiment is termed a "procedure". Roughly 3.8 million procedures are undertaken each year and some animals can be used for more than one procedure.

Giving Planet Earth Plc Due Diligence

Phil Pauley | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Tech
Phil Pauley

If I were an (alien) investor, looking to invest in Planet Earth Plc, I'd need to do my 'due diligence' as is customary in any business transaction. I would need to investigate and evaluate the business and relevant aspects of the past, present and predictable future of the opportunity.