Maybe you have a killer data set, like which birds are the biggest jerks at the feeder. Or maybe you have a question burning a hole in your brain, like where is the real Middle of Nowhere? Or maybe you just want to talk with a huge nerd.
If you contact us, we might reach out. Don’t worry, we probably just want to discuss your idea, shoot the breeze or even hash out issues we’re having with this week’s column.
That’s Washington Post columnist Andrew Van Dam, acting undersecretary of data. In the past, he’s covered economics and wrangled data and graphics at The Post and the Wall Street Journal. He grew up in Idaho, where some of his first data-entry memories involve tracking calf castrations. If you send something in, it should hit his inbox first.
Our brilliant research and development staff have created a pin and official ID card forever marking our contributors as agents of the Department of Data. It should come in handy next time you’re stopped by the data police.
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