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Posts from: March 2015

Prediction and the politics of uncertainty

Immigration will be one of the main topics of debate during the forthcoming general election in the UK. One of the origins of recent mass immigration into the UK was the accession of the mostly ex-Communist countries into the EU in 2004. The Guardian has published an account of the politics and policy making around immigration and …
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Sandtable’s Principles for doing agile data science

Background We spend quite a bit of time reflecting on our working practices and trying to improve them. The outcome of one of these bouts of reflection last year was the following set of working principles, which we have refined a few times since then. We developed them to help us work better, delight our clients, and …
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