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Jan. 4, 2011 10:00 am

San Francisco city government highlighted in ‘Joy of Stats’ BBC documentary

In the excellent BBC documentary “The Joy of Stats,” there is an early passage on the city of San Francisco releasing almost 200 data sets, including extensive crime data. That section begins about 6:15 into the hour-long film. The film features Michal Mugurski and Eric Rodenbeck of Stamen Design, which is responsible for the city’s […]

In the excellent BBC documentary “The Joy of Stats,” there is an early passage on the city of San Francisco releasing almost 200 data sets, including extensive crime data.

That section begins about 6:15 into the hour-long film.

The film features Michal Mugurski and Eric Rodenbeck of Stamen Design, which is responsible for the city’s popular CrimeSpotting online tool, and Chris Vein, San Francisco’s Chief Information Officer.

Watch the entire film below:

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A description of the documentary:

Documentary which takes viewers on a rollercoaster ride through the wonderful world of statistics to explore the remarkable power thay have to change our understanding of the world, presented by superstar boffin Professor Hans Rosling, whose eye-opening, mind-expanding and funny online lectures have made him an international internet legend.

Companies: Stamen Design
People: Chris Vein
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