About Rock 'n Poll


I am Maarten Lambrechts, a datajournalist from Belgium, sensitive to misreporting on numbers. So that is


I've built Rock 'n Poll. I wanted to show what chance can do in polling results, without using statistical formulas. Not so easy, but this is


I did it: thinking a lot about how polling a population can look like on screen, how you can generate randomness and chance and how you can tell an interactive, stepped story. Technologies involved are (obviously) D3.js and some Material Design. Some sources of


were Explorable Explanations, Monte Carlo simulations and Alberto Cairo. If you spot any errors, have some suggestions or if you want to translate Rock 'n Poll,

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