An opportunity to teach, an opportunity to give back… If you’ve seen one of my data science education talks or attended one of my workshops in the last few years, you’ve probably heard me talk about the unvotes package in R. This package provides the voting history of countries in the United Nations General Assembly, along with information such as date, description, and topics for each vote. I love using data from this package in my teaching, especially on day one of class, because the data are rich while being accessible.

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Citizen Statistician

Learning to swim in the data deluge