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How the US census inspired the personal computer
The company founded to mechanically sort census data eventually became IBM.
US post offices used to also be banks. Is it time to bring that back?
Recent census data shows that tens of millions Americans are still 'underbanked.'
Six ways the 2020 census will change your life
From land use to health care access, the count is about more than voting districts.
40 Years Of U.S. Nutrition Data Is “Fatally Flawed” and “Physiologically Implausible”
Turns out people lie about how much garbage they eat. Even to the government.
A Map Of Every Person In The U.S. And Canada
You can try to find yourself among the 341,817,095 tiny dots on the map.
First Complete Census of Marine Life Catalogs Yeti Crab, Darth Vader Jelly, and 6,000 More
The first-ever Census of Marine Life was announced today, the result of ten years, more than 540 expeditions, 2,700 researchers,...
First Ever Video Game Census Finds Minority Characters Underrepresented
Name: Mario. Age: 28. Profession: Plumber. Ethnicity: White. Anyone who has played a lot of video games knows that the...
The Census’s Tech Woes
An inadequate and overly-complex gadget sends the bureau's budget skywards and its practices backwards