Let us now praise data dumps

As someone who deeply appreciates raw data and admires those who wrangle it, I have to give a shoutout to my fellow travelers out there: Big bunches of ripe bananas to the primates over at Infochimps, “a community to...

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Tufte would be pleased.

Interesting how you can lie with statistics even when you set out to tell the truth. Viveka Weiley at Karmanaut has redrawn a recent Washington Post chart purporting to show how Obama’s tax plan compares to...

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