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Eyes on the prize? Should be we awarding grants or trophies?

1 Kristin Majeska and Philanthropic Intelligence 3 November 2011

It’s prime season for awarding prizes in Spain’s philanthropic world. Last month Spain’s Prince Felipe awarded the Premios Principe de Asturias to artists, athletes and scientists, and to Ashoka’s founder, Bill Drayton, in the area …

Stories and data in our times

Lucy Bernholz 25 August 2011

Lately I’ve been thinking about how massive databases might change how we think about ‘anecdotal’ evidence. You know the old trope, ‘The plural of anecdote is not data’. But maybe it could become so. With …