Tag: deaths

Cause of Death: Melanin | Evaluating Death by Police Data

(This article was first published on Econometrics by Simulation, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) Widespread attention towards the death of black men by police has sparked protests and public outrage in many a city. Recently, the Federal Government has launched

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DWP to quietly publish benefited-related death stats before Bank Holiday weekend

The Department for Work and Pensions is finally going to publish information about deaths related to benefit claimants. But it’s going to publish them quietly just before the bank holiday. The Department’s non-disclosure and stalling of the publication caused public

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Opendata and citizen datascience

Data analysis and visualizations are the most useful end products as BI professionals and even data scientists. They give actionable insights to the end user. With all the data initiatives and people working with it, there are now a lot of examples of government open

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MDG4: A dramatic decline in child mortality over the last 20 years

This is the fourth in a series of posts on data related the Millennium Development Goals based on the 2015 Edition of World Development Indicators. Millennium Development Goal 4  is to “Reduce child mortality” and is measured against a target

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Open Data and Public Safety

Share As people who are really passionate about data, we are constantly thinking about ways to use it to make the world a better place. Every 2 hours and 42 minutes a civilian death from fire occurs, according to the

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