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Fair Warning - Counting squirrels, surveilled cities, and toxic tweets

Hello! This week I was invited to speak at Data Science Portugal Day 2019 in Porto about what data sc
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Fair Warning - Counting squirrels, surveilled cities, and toxic tweets
By Sophie Warnes • Issue #95 • View online
Hello! This week I was invited to speak at Data Science Portugal Day 2019 in Porto about what data scientists can learn from data journalists. It went down well - here’s photo proof that I talked for 20 minutes - and I met some really interesting and lovely people! I also had a great time exploring Porto, too.
I’m slowly fulfilling my personal goal of doing more public speaking, so if you want to invite me to talk about anything, please do - just reply to this email.
Some non-data things I’ve come across this week that I loved:
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On the home front
Understanding Brexit: The challenges with customs at the Northern Ireland border
‘Toxic’ tweets aimed at MPs soar after Johnson outburst
Over the pond
What’s next in the Trump impeachment inquiry, and will Trump cooperate with it?
Elsewhere
The Bundestag speaks about this
How terrorist attacks influence our travel behaviour
Big brother is watching you: the world’s top 100 most surveilled cities
Odds and ends
Migrating Russian eagles run up huge data roaming charges
We Analyzed 8,000 of Picasso's Works. Here’s What They Reveal About Him
The Firebird Suite : Infernal Dance
Ok, that’s everything for this week! Hopefully you liked the slightly different blend of stories - I’m always trying to broaden the sources I use and not just look at the most popular sites - and if there’s anything great that I’ve missed, please let me know!
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A weekly newsletter with anywhere between 10 and 20 links about data journalism, data visualisation, and storytelling, curated by a British data journalist and nerd. Expect politics, statistics, society and culture - all through the frame of data... With a dash of whimsy.

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