Finding Bigfoot: 7 Seriously Strange Datasets on data.world (Austin Inno)

Austin Inno: Finding Bigfoot: 7 Seriously Strange Datasets on data.world. “Among other things, the data.world’s platform is helping track hate crimes, identify health and disease trends and provide new tools for the Census Bureau. But, there’s plenty of slightly less serious stuff being shared, as well. For example, one user provided word-count data to analyze gender equality in 2016’s most successful films. Imagine the possibilities — fun and otherwise — recreational researchers now have by harnessing the power of data and data visualizations to help them track the elusive and legendary Bigfoot. Or go ahead and make your own highly-tailored queries to find connections within the data provided from speed dating experiments.”

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