It’s Tuesday, and this is your weekly date with data! Here are the stories that grabbed our attention from the past week, Nov. 5 — Nov. 11.

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Illustration by Naomi Wilkinson

Which countries are most likely to fight wars?
Nov. 8, 2018

Does democracy and affluence help countries avoid deadly conflicts? The Economist analyzed all international and civil wars between 1900 and today and represented how, gradually, the bloodiest battles moved from Europe to Asia, to the Middle East and Africa. …


It’s Tuesday, and this is your weekly date with data! Here are the stories that grabbed our attention from the past week, Oct. 30— Nov. 4.

How to Forecast an American’s Vote
Nov. 3, 2018

What’s the best single predictor of voting preferences out of race and religion? …


It’s Tuesday, and this is your weekly date with data! Here are the stories that grabbed our attention from the past week, Oct. 22— Oct. 28.

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Illustration by Naomi Wilkinson

Building Hopes
Oct. 2018

What are the ten things in life that you’re most hopeful for? A new augmented reality app invites us to take a stance on what we’re optimistic about and materialize our hopes on a virtual sculpture. Created by the design studio Accurat, in collaboration with the Google News Initiative, Building Hopes app and its online version not only offer a tangible representation of our own hopes but also allow us to explore societal data and public information on the same issues. …

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Science and Data Journalist based in London https://www.aspasiadaskalopoulou.com

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