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Language and power of visuals - Four visuals, four seconds, and one powerful communication - torontolife.com

Everyone knows that taking public transit helps reduce congestion, but knowing and seeing are two different things. This incredible GIF shows the amoun

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Many times I feel that current craze for animated GIFs is overdone, but this is a very effective use of visuals. 

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Data-driven presentations using Slidify - Data Community DC

Data-driven presentations using Slidify - Data Community DC | Data journalism | Scoop.it
Create great data-driven HTML5 presentations using Slidify, an R package for transforming RMarkdown to HTML using a variety of templates.
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Merges presentation and data analysis using the open-source stats package, R to output HTML5 slide decks.

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Lessons in cleaning dirty data: A comic!

Lessons in cleaning dirty data: A comic! | Data journalism | Scoop.it
  This post is long overdue, but I've been spending many of my waking hours on a big investigation. In June, I was asked to be a panelist at the Investigative Reporters and Editors conference ...

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A light hearted look at cleaning data in the form of a comic/doodle

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Visualize Your Data: 25 Javascript Visualization Libraries Web Design and Web Development Agency based in Palma de Mallorca, Baleares, Spain - MA-NO Web Design and Development

Visualize Your Data: 25 Javascript Visualization Libraries Web Design and Web Development Agency based in Palma de Mallorca, Baleares, Spain - MA-NO Web Design and Development | Data journalism | Scoop.it
Do you need to reformat data for use in another application? Use it for an interactive Web graphic?
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A good list of the JavaScript libraries available for data visiualisation including well known ones like Raphael and DS3.

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Tips on Data Visualization | Stories of UNICEF Innovation

Tips on Data Visualization | Stories of UNICEF Innovation | Data journalism | Scoop.it
blog01-01 (Click images to enlarge). I spent two weeks in June with the emergency team at the West and Central Africa Regional Office to provide data visualization support. On the second week, I gave a webinar about data ...
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I especially like the iceberg metaphor for the amount of work it takes for data journalism projects. 

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