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David Roodman on the Data Revolution

I like David Roodman's post on the Data revolution.  He points out one of the obvious reasons why it is hard to make sense of what it is supposed to mean: “Data,” understood broadly, is like “documents”: inarguably important, but not a good organizing...
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African Statistics Day

Did you know that November 18 was African Statistics Day? Jason Braganza of Development Initiatives with his view of what  he thinks is required for meet the objective of "Quality Data  to support African Progress."