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Amit Grinson

Risk Data Analyst


Hi! I’m Amit Levinson; I love to explore, analyze and visualize data. I currently live with my wife, our baby boy and our dog Milo in Rehovot, Israel. My interests include Data analytics, Visualizations, Statistics and various langauges such as R, SQL & Python. That’s also what you’ll probably find me writing about on this website 😄

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  • Data analytics
  • Storytelling and data visualization
  • Trust & privacy


  • MA in Sociology & Anthropology, 2021

    Ben-Gurion University

  • BA in Sociology, Anthropology & Political Science, 2018

    Ben-Gurion University

Blog Posts

Text Manipulation & RegEx in a Data Analysis Flow (with examples in SQL vs Python/R)

Going over various cases of text operations in a data analysis flow, showing how to solve it with R/Python compared to SQL.

Community visualization challenges and their educational inspiration (talk summary)

Summarizing the things I love about and learned from data visualization challenges as part of a talk I gave at the Israeli …

R vs Python — Live Stream Analysis

Using both R and Python we answer various questions about the Dog of Zurich dataset. Try it yourself and get some hands-on data …

Reviewing an SQL interview question

Solving an SQL interview question using three different approaches.

Distances to Golda Ice-Cream Locations in Israel

Exploring maps and distances to various Golda ice-cream locations throughout Israel

Automatic Rendering of a Plot with GitHub Actions

a light introduction to GitHub Actions for automating a plot of frequently used R packages.

My year in R

Looking back at my year of learning R

Survey categorical variables with KableExtra

Aestheticaly printing descriptive variables from your survey data

Defining uncertainty in the Israeli lottery

Exploring the probability of winning the lottery at and by a given trial with the Geometric distribution

Learning Tfidf with Political Theorists

Learning tf-idf through political theorists.


The Joys of an unconventional Portfolio

Learning GIS with ice-cream parlors


Israeli Elections Twitter-bot

Twitter bot setup on a Raspberry Pi running every 10 minutes