The gang chats about beer data, robot bartenders, and debates whether the webserver nginx rhymes with “engine” or private parts. Also Jonathon totally butchers a French guy’s name, and embarrasses himself.

We also hear from Numa Dhamani and George Richardson about the Data for Democracy refugee project in partnership with the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre.

Make a Difference We started a community for data people who want to find impactful projects and meet collaborators. Check out Data for Democracy, and participate in the Hackathon March 31-April 2! Join remotely or meetup in person at cities across the US, including New York, Chicago, Seattle, Louisville, Washington DC, and Austin!

Sponsors! We’d also of course like to thank this week’s sponsors, Data.World and Veera.

Data.World, the social network for data people. Discover and share cool data, connect with interesting people, and work together to solve problems faster at

Veera is a data synthesis platform that makes working with data easier and more fun. Check out Veera, and go be a data superhero!