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Love Data Week

An annual celebration of all things data

Meme-ing Your Data 2024 Winners

We are excited to announce the winning memes for the Love Data Week Meme-ing Your Data competition! 

First Prize Winner: Cara Cuiule

A meme with Disney Princess Bell on one side that says the data I was promised. On the other side is a cake decorated to look like Princess Belle but is hilariously deformed and it says the data I was given.

                    CC-BY 4.0 Cara Cuiule


Honorable Mention: Aman Kaur

A cartoon animation still image with a variety of Spidermans pointing to each other. At the top of the image it says "When I asked for the lastest spreadsheet file". At the bottom is says "I knew we forgot to talk abotu something important at the planning stage."

                       CC-BY 4.0 Aman Kaur


Honorable Mention: Sam Kirk

A four paneled meme with images taken from Star Wars: Attack of the Clones. The first image shows Anakin Skywalker looking at Padme where he says "I used the auto-coding feature to code all my interviews". In the second panel Padme answers "But just to get ideas for your manual coding, right?". The third panel shows Anakin with a sassy look in his eye. In the final panel, Padme worriedly repeats "But just to get ideas for your manual coding, right?"

                    CC-BY 4.0 Sam Kirk

Our council of humorous nerds had a lot of fun reviewing all of your submissions, and we hope to run this again next year. You can also come see the winning meme’s and the meme’s submitted in person at the AI Literacy Interest Group events on the wall of the Research Data & Digital Scholarship Exchange (RDDSx) on the first floor of the Van Pelt Library.

RDDS & Love Data Week 2024

Research Data & Digital Scholarship in the Penn Libraries has several events and opportunities for Love Data Week 2024 (February 12-16).

February 13

February 14

  • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Douglass Day (in person event)
    • Want to help transcribe Frederick Douglass's correspondence? Come help us at Douglass Day, a celebration of the birth and life of Frederick Douglass.

February 15

  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Mapping and GIS Club (in person event)
    • Did you have a great time learning about QGIS? Then join our Mapping Club and meet our RDDS mapping team!

"Meme-ing Your Data" Competition

Meme-ing Your Data Competition advertisement for Love Data Week 2024. Create and submit a meme that communicates your relationship with your data. You may win a data themed goodie bag! Submission form link and details and rules link available in body of text below.


The University of Pennsylvania Libraries will be celebrating Love Data Week 2024 by hosting a "Meme-ing Your Data" competition. This meme creation competition encourages you to create humorous memes depicting your relationship with your data. Use this submission form to submit your favorite data themed meme's you made. 

A panel of humorous meme-literate nerds will be judging based on relatability, humor, and pure opinion. Winner will take home a data themed goodie bag!


  • Don’t be a jerk or gross.
  • You can submit more than one meme.
  • Do not use AI to create your meme, but you can use it to brainstorm ideas.
  • By submitting, you are giving us the right to share your meme publicly.
  • We will credit the meme to you whenever it is used by us. This will most likely be in our RDDS newsletter and a RDDS blog post
  • University of Pennsylvania students, faculty, and staff are welcome to participate.

Submit your meme using our Meme Submission Form

Submissions are due on Friday, February 16th. Winner will be emailed on February 21st. 


Enjoy some sample memes made by our team! 

A cartoon dog sitting in a burning building with the words "Learning git" above them. In the next panel, they say "this is fine" while underneath this still on fire dog it says "No idea where my files are"

Kermit looking at his evil twin. Above good Kermit is the text "Me looking for a file". Below evil Kermit is the text "Untitled 243.docx staring back at me."

Learn more about Love Data Week 2024

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Save the date! Love Data Week is February 12-16, 2024. Sign up for email updates at #LoveData24 


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