“North Korea” or “Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)” are recurrent and frequent headlines in the newspapers. The recent advances in missile technology and nuclear tests threatens the world and creates a lot of geopolitical tensions. Our editor would like to share relevant data projects this week.
The “wholesale” packages
Assuming you are too busy to study all the background information and catch up the latest news, here are two must-read projects that get you up to date in 30 minutes.
☞ Immersive reporting from ESRI StoryMaps: side by side comparison of two Koreas in multiple angles [Link]
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The closing session of 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China finished this week. New Politburo Standing Committee presented to the Media, putting Beijing in the centre of world attention. This DNW hand-picks recent data news related with Power in China.
Bloomberg Politics made an unconventional data visualisation to show The Path to Power in China. Readers can easily tell running a Big Region is important in China, by reading the following line chart. The chart successfully turned categorical position data into ordinal data by sorting the importance, namely number of people who entered Standing Committee from that position.
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Noble Prize and Policy Address 2017.
Nobel Prize. Michael Greshko from National Geographic finds out that Nearly 900 People Have Won Nobel Prizes. Only 48 Were Women. The gender gap exists, regardless that female winners are increasing in recent years.
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The Sharing Economy is a socio-economic ecosystem built around the sharing of human, physical and intellectual resources.
Whilst the Sharing Economy is currently in its infancy, this is only the beginning: in its entirety and the potential, it is a new and alternative socio-economic system which embeds sharing and collaboration at its heart – across all aspects of social and economic life.
The leading businesses that are advancing the concept of the “sharing economy” are in many respects no longer insurgents and newcomers. The size and scale of Uber, Airbnb and several other firms now rival, or even surpass, those of some of the world’s largest businesses in transportation, hospitality, and other sectors. As the economic power of these technology-driven firms grows, there continue to be regulatory and policy skirmishes on every possible front, across cities and towns spanning the United States, Europe and beyond.
Here is one example in China:
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Since Trump became the President of the U.S., his Twitter also became the main source of the news.
Twitter is still banned in mainland China, however, can not stop the Chinese internet users to follow and make fun of it.
Here is a Data News of Trump’s Twitter from FT.Chinese.com
(This is a repost from FT.Chinese.com by Silva Shih, click the link to read the original:
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The travel ban is a buzz word since the U.S President Donnal, let us read how The Washington Post turns data to graphics with a story:
(This is a repost from The Washington Post, click the link to read the original:
How today’s visa restrictions might impact tomorrow’s America)
Many tech companies and scholars have raised their voices against President Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order on immigration. The hundreds of researchers and high-skilled workers who could be affected by the travel ban are part of the larger U.S. innovation economy, a community that relies heavily on foreign talent and whose members now worry that legal immigration could be the next target.
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Everyone is talking about America’s politics, and the The New Youk Times used cubes to visualize the data and make the stories more fun to read, you can easily tell from Economy(blue), Domestic Issues(yellow) or International Issues(red)： Continue reading “Data News of the Week | Highlights of US Policies”
Chinese New Year is the most important holiday for all Chinese, nowadays become the world’s popular celebration. Here is some interesting data news about the Chinese New Year.
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