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    2020 Australian Go Census Data

    So the 2020 Australian Go Census has come to an end. The anonymised data can be found here. Honestly, I’m not thrilled with this dataset. I was trying to streamline the process, but looking at it I think I lost more than I gained. The Limesurvey system is fine, but the way it handles data exporting and managing is awkward at best. Maybe I’ve been spoiled by Qualtrics, I don’t know. But more precisely what bothers me about this dataset comes down to the size. In usual, when you run a survey like this, you get a number of completed responses, and maybe double that number in partial responses –…

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    2020 Australian Go Census

    So, the website is in a much better shape than it was – many thanks to Genius Girlfriend 2D! But that’s not what I’m writing about today. No, today I’m writing to tell you about the 2020 Australian Go Census. This is an annual survey I run, trying to get a picture of who is playing go in Australia over the last 12 months, where they’re playing, what gets in the way of playing, what they’d like to see done, etc. This is entirely voluntary and anonymous, of course – the most identifying questions asked are gender, age and state of residence, and all of those questions are optional. In…