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Stat Significant is a free weekly newsletter featuring data-centric essays about culture, economics, sports, statistics, and more. Each week I attempt to answer big thorny questions using data analytics.   

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Great question! My name is Daniel Parris, and I'm a California-based data scientist and journalist who writes about the intersection of statistics and pop culture. I initially majored in film, working briefly in the entertainment industry, before a 6+ year stint at DoorDash, joining the company when it was ~150 employees.  

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