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How to Encode Video for HLS Delivery - Streaming Media Magazine

How to Encode Video for HLS Delivery - Streaming Media Magazine | Frontiers of Journalism | Scoop.it
If you need to deliver to mobile devices and via OTT platforms, you need to deliver HTTP Live Streaming (HLS). Apple provides plenty of advice for compressionists, but here are some tips and tricks for encoding and testing your HLS files
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People swap devices 21 times an hour, says OMD | Advertising news | Campaign

People swap devices 21 times an hour, says OMD | Advertising news | Campaign | Frontiers of Journalism | Scoop.it
People swap devices 21 times an hour, says OMD.
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Holy Crap! What a <gerund deleted> waste of cognitive resources!

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Cool Analytics: Using Word Analysis to Forecast World Events

Cool Analytics: Using Word Analysis to Forecast World Events | Frontiers of Journalism | Scoop.it
Above is an animated gif. If you click on the image, it runs an animation depicting a spatial analysis of key words in the Summary of World Broadcasts between 1979 and 2010.

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Smart Content Re-viewed: Text Analytics and Semantic Content ...

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As Marie Wallace of IBMremarked, it's great to see the term semantic content enrichment generating discussion although she continued, “I suspect that most people still don't differentiate it from just text analytics.” There is a ...
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MediaShift Idea Lab . Your PANDA Is Here, and It Demands Data! (Beta 1 Launch Details) | PBS

MediaShift Idea Lab . Your PANDA Is Here, and It Demands Data! (Beta 1 Launch Details) | PBS | Frontiers of Journalism | Scoop.it
SQL made Snuggly: Your PANDA Is Here, and It Demands Data!
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Smart Content Reviewed: Text Analytics & Semantic Content Enrichment

Spurred on by an online debate about the distinction between text analytics and semantic content enrichment, I turn in this article to the pressing question: "What does semantic content enrichment mean?

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Smart Content Reviewed: Text Analytics & Semantic Content Enrichment

Spurred on by an online debate about the distinction between text analytics and semantic content enrichment, I turn in this article to the pressing question: "What does semantic content enrichment mean?
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A Quick View Over a MASHe Google Spreadsheet Twitter Archive of UKGC12 Tweets

A Quick View Over a MASHe Google Spreadsheet Twitter Archive of UKGC12 Tweets | Frontiers of Journalism | Scoop.it
Following on from A Tool Chain for Plotting Twitter Archive Retweet Graphs – Py, R, Gephi, here’s a quick view summary view over #UKGC12 tweets saved in Google Spreadsheet archive as developed by Martin Hawksey, generated from an R script (R code...
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OMG you guys — ASCIImeo takes any web video and turns it...

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OMG you guys — ASCIImeo takes any web video and turns it into animated ASCII art! 
*faints and dies* 
At first I thought it was broken because it doesn’t play instantly.  I assume it is buffering the video and transcoding it into ASCII.
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Newspapers should have regularly-updated lists of agreed-on facts

Newspapers should have regularly-updated lists of agreed-on facts | Frontiers of Journalism | Scoop.it
Newspapers should have regularly-updated lists of agreed-on facts: brigidfitzgeraldreading: There’s fairly broad agreement that quoting public figures saying something wrong about Subject X in a news story, and then correcting the record on Subject...
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"I would describe programming as a craft, which is a kind of art, but not a fine art. Craft means..."

"I would describe programming as a craft, which is a kind of art, but not a fine art. Craft means..." | Frontiers of Journalism | Scoop.it
“I would describe programming as a craft, which is a kind of art, but not a fine art. Craft means making useful objects with perhaps decorative touches.
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20 Useful CSS Graph and Chart Tutorials and Techniques - DesignModo

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20 Useful CSS Graph and Chart Tutorials and Techniques - DesignModo: pragmaticpeck:
Had some discussion about CSS 3 and all the seemingly amazing things that people are able to do with it.  Worth the look.
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One thing you need in order to produce web apps independently is...

One thing you need in order to produce web apps independently is... | Frontiers of Journalism | Scoop.it
One thing you need in order to produce web apps independently is some appreciation for the basics of front-end design.  This is a great roundup — check it out.
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asm.js AOT compilation and startup performance | Luke Wagner's Blog

asm.js AOT compilation and startup performance | Luke Wagner's Blog | Frontiers of Journalism | Scoop.it
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Datawrapper breaks down barriers in visualising and publishing data

Datawrapper breaks down barriers in visualising and publishing data | Frontiers of Journalism | Scoop.it
DataDrivenJournalism.net is dedicated to providing anyone interested in getting started with data driven journalism with a collection of learning resources, including relevant events, tools, tutorials, interviews and case studies.
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Reporters' Lab

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A home for techniques, tools and research to support and reduce the cost of public affairs journalism at Duke University's DeWitt Center for Media and Democracy.
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Forbes Among 30 Clients Using Computer-Generated Stories Instead of Writers - mediabistro.com

Forbes Among 30 Clients Using Computer-Generated Stories Instead of Writers - mediabistro.com | Frontiers of Journalism | Scoop.it
Forbes Among 30 Clients Using Computer-Generated Stories Instead of Writersmediabistro.comBy Jason Boog on February 17, 2012 4:42 PM Here's more about the program, used in one corner of Forbes' website: “Narrative Science has developed a technology...
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Twitris Social Media Analysis Tackles Occupy Wall Street, 2012 Elections - semanticweb.com

Twitris Social Media Analysis Tackles Occupy Wall Street, 2012 Elections - semanticweb.com | Frontiers of Journalism | Scoop.it
Twitris Social Media Analysis Tackles Occupy Wall Street, 2012 Elections (RT @amit_p: Twitris 360 degree Social Media Analysis tackles #ows: http://t.co/K1RazPJS #socialmedia #semanticweb...
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Welcome to freedDive | Knight Digital Media Center

Int'g step twd open-source data: MT @KDMCinfo: KDMC at UC Berkeley announces freeDive, a tool to make embeddable DBs http://t.co/kInxOLy5...
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Social-Network Modeling Made Easier

Social-Network Modeling Made Easier | Frontiers of Journalism | Scoop.it
A team of Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) researchers has developed a modeling and simulation package that allows users to create their own social-network models instead of having to call in professional modelers.
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Data mining tools for journalism | ScienceWriters (www.nasw.org)

Data mining tools for journalism | ScienceWriters (www.nasw.org) | Frontiers of Journalism | Scoop.it
Data mining tools for journalism | ScienceWriterswwwnasworg http://t.co/81vMPKxh...
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"This is what was so extraordinary about his original question: he is evidently so steeped in..."

"This is what was so extraordinary about his original question: he is evidently so steeped in..." | Frontiers of Journalism | Scoop.it
“This is what was so extraordinary about his original question: he is evidently so steeped in newsroom culture that he does not understand – literally, does not understand, as we know from his subsequent clarifications – that this is not a hard...
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At any given time I have several Crazy Awesome ideas.  One...

At any given time I have several Crazy Awesome ideas.  One I’m thinking about:  
Why not take my 10 year old out of school for a year, and do a curriculum entirely based on high-seas piracy?  Because, really, what can’t you learn from pirates?
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Scraping for Journalism: A Guide for Collecting Data - ProPublica

Scraping for Journalism: A Guide for Collecting Data - ProPublica | Frontiers of Journalism | Scoop.it
A series of programming and technical guides on how we collected data for Dollars for Docs.
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Data engineers replace old-fashioned hacks

Data engineers replace old-fashioned hacks | Frontiers of Journalism | Scoop.it
Data engineers replace old-fashioned hacks : joel-garner:
Today saw the launch of the first ever International Data Journalism Awards by the Global Editors Network.
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