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Scraping IMDb Top 250 Data

The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) stores data about movies, including ratings, actors, directors etc.


Where and when is market?

A recent newsletter by the German Open Knowledge Foundation drew attention to the webpage wo-ist-markt.

Violent attacks against refugees in Germany

Anti-refugee attacks in the Federal Republic of Germany, including direct verbal and physical crimes against refugees, refugee shelters and facilities for asylum seekers, have strongly increased since the refugee crisis in Europe in 2015.

History of buildings in Strasbourg

Recently, I came across the crowd-sourcing project Archi-Wiki which documents the history of buildings and places of a city, together with background information on the architect, successive transformations and a collection of photos.

Unequal political participation in Europe

This post uses some insights from my master’s thesis where I investigated contextual determinants of inequalities in political participation across European regions, Here I will give a short overview of some descriptive key findings.


The following code stems from a project I prepared while studying in Vancouver.