3 Trends Driving Big Data Breakthroughs: A CIO's View InformationWeek (blog) The first trend has been the emergence of critical masses of data paired with an ability to blend big data sets, said Fowler in a keynote at last week's InformationWeek...
As data visualization expands its reach – through the rise of Massive Online Courses, the countless events and, most significantly, the interconnection between different disciplines and knowledge fields that produce inspiring works and innovative projects -, it’s only natural that the number of folks writing about it keeps rising.
There are literally hundreds of interesting blogs out there, covering all the aspects surrounding the production of quality, effective data visualizations.
Visit the link to find a collection of resources and interesting projects that give a pretty good idea of how vast and rich the data visualization community is...
Data and journalism have always been friends but in 2013, they are more like BFFs. The word “data” is a little vague, but it's the only way to describe the insane amount of information floating around the Web today.
Dive Summary: The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is launching a new English-language MOOC, "Data-Driven Journalism: The Basics." Unlike the Knight Center's previous MOOCs, this one is taught by a team ...
Here are some of the most useful presentations and tutorials for data scientists, from NICAR13, a conference that brings together some of the sharpest minds and most experienced hands in investigative journalism.
Over 300 applications from all over the world, and the winners were just announced
The Data Journalism Awards (DJA) is the prime international competition recognizing outstanding work in the field of data journalism. Sponsored by Google, the DJA 2013 received over 300 applications from all over the world, ranging from major media groups, regional newspapers, and research groups, and the winners were just announced at the award ceremony held at the Global Editors Network News Summit.
This year, the DTJ had four categories: Data-driven investigative journalism, Data-driven applications, Storytelling with data, and Data journalism website or section, as well as a special “Public Choice Award”. And here are the winners, as they were announced on Twitter by the organization (@EditorsNet)...
This is clearly a result of social media's influence on “data driven journalism” – a way of tracking what people are reading (and which resources they are using to read those stories) to determine placement of stories and topics.
Data-driven applications, de Volkskrant, Mapping the crisis: localizing the bankruptcy, unemployment and housing prices, The Netherlands, Link. Data-driven applications, BBC Visual Journalism, Great British class calculator ...
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