Police Data Challenge: Got Questions? Lucy Has Answers
October 13, 2017
Lucy D’Agostino McGowan, our Police Data Challenge expert, is here to answer any questions you have as you join the contest and familiarize yourself with the data. You can learn more about Lucy and her expertise in last week’s blog post.
At This is Statistics, we encourage questions –in fact, we’re hosting an “Ask Me Anything” event with Lucy on October 17 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on Twitter. To join, just log on that hour and follow the hashtag #AskLucyPDC.
If you already have a question, don’t wait–submit it now! Send your questions to ThisisStats@gmail.com.
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