Best Open Data Sources: fivethirtyeight

Instead of prospecting for your own data, why not go straight to the mother lode?

Fivethirtyeight, the website run by stats wizard Nate Silver (who pretty much predicted the last three US presidentials, including Trump – the one nearly everyone else got wrong) is very clear and open about where it sources its data, and makes it easily available to users to download. It’s also a great lesson in using data to make predictions.

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