The vote in the United States could be favourable to Joe Biden

October 15, 2020

The election studies center ANES (American National Election Studies) published the result of a survey (made in april 2020) of 3,087 potential voters in the next presidential elections of the United States. This study revealed the potential transfer of votes from the 2016 to 2020 elections and here are the top-line findings.

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Digital and Analog data visualization in policy building workshops

February 02, 2019

Relying on the intersection of data science and arts provides new outlooks and improves information flows in the socialization of policies for equal opportunities and open dialogue.

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This game helps you learn how to spot fake-news

July 28, 2017

In the fight against fake-news, the designer and filmmaker Christopher Cinq-Mars Jarvis developed PolitiTruth: a non-profit game of distinguishing political fact from fiction in the United States.

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More than 70.000 words to hate Trump

March 02, 2017

What do countries feel towards the US president? Datasketch discovered it after analyzing nearly 60.000 headlines.

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#MustRead: Fact-cheking Trump's first 100 days

February 19, 2017

This week's must read #ddj  article is run by the Washington Post, whose Fact-Checker team set out to compile and analyze President Donald Trump's claim to see how many lies he has said throughout  his first 100 days in the White House.

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Trump isn't that different...

February 05, 2017

Although his political decisions appear to be revolutionary and disruptive, Latino, European, and Asian presidents have taken similar measures during their mandates.

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Why Trump will win the US election contrary to nearly every forecast

October 27, 2016

What key patterns and factors throughout history have proven useful in forecasting the winner of the US presidential elections? What big data analytics are useful in measuring the success of the Clinton and Trump social network campaigns? Guillermo Valencia, from Macrowise tell us how this questions will be critical in predicting who will be the next president of the United States.

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Taxpayer-funded inaccuracies: another data story

June 03, 2016

Bad design decisions may cause confusion or even mislead. This is another example of a bad color scale selection that leads to false conclusions when interpreting information on a choropleth map.


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How was the transnational Panama Papers investigation done?

April 13, 2016

The data shows that Mossack Fonseca worked with over 14,000 banks, firms, companies, foundations, funds or clients to create offshore entities. ICIJ used the country categorization contained in the leaked internal client database to describe how many intermediaries in each country existed.

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