Let the data speak
I use this blog as an innovation lab for new data stories and novel data journalism approaches. Machine learning, new technology and explorative data analysis shall be the core of these posts. All ideas and thoughts shared on this blog are my own.
Who am I?
I currently work as a digital data journalist and developer at the Economist and only run this blog in my spare time, much to my amusement. My passion is to tell new, untold stories with data.
Cherry picked: Data journalism posts @TheEconomist:
- Germany refugee index
- Broadway prediction model
- US convention - sentiment analysis
- Where does foreign aid go?
- Olympic events past, present and pretend
- The evolution of Islamic State
- Contribution to the Economist radio show (minute 23:20)
- Facial recognition Economist post on presidential debates
- How guns get into film
- Semantic text analysis
- Test-tube miracles
Last year, I started the blog DataCandy.co.uk. A short portfolio of interactive graphics and stories can be found here: and some of my data journalism freelance work in the area of healthcare and technology can be found here. Previously, I wrote articles for WIRED, Forbes and TechCrunch.