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Data vs Death: For Great Justice

 

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You probably already know how smart data visualisation by Florence Nightingale and John Snow saved lives. Patrick Ball uses quant research techniques to try to lift the fog of war, expose crimes against humanity and bring the perpetrators to justice.  He was one of Slobodan Milosevic’s least favourite people, which is a top recommendation on anybody’s CV. There’s a great interview on this brave researcher in the latest issue of Foreign Policy magazine. It’s an inspiring story about the transformational power of insights.

Read at Foreign Policy

Brian / @arthurascii

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