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Visualize Metro ridership - Greater Greater Washington

Visualize Metro ridership - Greater Greater Washington | desktop liberation | Scoop.it
Visualize Metro ridership
Greater Greater Washington
A recent Data Visualization Hack Day not only drew coders from around the region, but also some WMATA planning staff.
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Nice d3 viz

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Node focus explorer without excel - Excel Liberation

Node focus explorer without excel - Excel Liberation | desktop liberation | Scoop.it

Node focus force directed d3.js

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Here's how to visualize tag/google site data in d3.js - this time with data hosted on google drive instead of in Excel

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Excel Birthday Candles - Chart :-)

Excel Birthday Candles - Chart :-) | desktop liberation | Scoop.it

by The FrankensTeam

http://goo.gl/OvWz2


Via Kris
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If you are interested in Extreme excel, just for fun stuff, I recommend the material on this site -  really inventive application of excel capabilities.

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Kris's curator insight, June 5, 2013 5:43 AM

Something funny to play with.

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12 Obsolete Technologies Americans Still Use

12 Obsolete Technologies Americans Still Use | desktop liberation | Scoop.it
Tube TVs, VHS tapes, beepers--these timed-out technologies just refuse to die.
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Google Apps Script BetterLog Library - extend the native Logger with one line of code - Google Apps Script Examples

Google Apps Script BetterLog Library - extend the native Logger with one line of code - Google Apps Script Examples | desktop liberation | Scoop.it

"The BetterLog library extends the native Logger with one line of code and gives you additional features like logging to a spreadsheet and more."


Via Martin Hawksey
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Nice addition for published scrapps web apps

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Because Even Xenomorphs Need to Have Fun Sometimes…

Because Even Xenomorphs Need to Have Fun Sometimes… | desktop liberation | Scoop.it

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Brian Mossop's comment, June 3, 2013 10:30 AM
Perhaps too scary for children, it's just right for grown-up geeky sci-fi fans.
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Scheduling GAS - Excel Liberation

Scheduling GAS - Excel Liberation | desktop liberation | Scoop.it

Analyzing google site data with google apps script

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In a previous post, I covered how you could analyze google sites content using google apps script. http://ramblings.mcpher.com/Home/excelquirks/gassites/gastags

 

Now here's how to run it every night and write the jSon result to google drive.

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Their View: A world of rotten tax laws - Las Cruces Sun-News

Their View: A world of rotten tax laws - Las Cruces Sun-News | desktop liberation | Scoop.it
Their View: A world of rotten tax laws
Las Cruces Sun-News
Guy writes a film script full of four-letter words. But when the actors ...
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This is a great explanation of how apple avoids us tax. Irish law says that tax is paid in the country of contract signing, regardless of location of service.. Corp tax in Ireland is 12pc. ergo apple sign all contracts in Ireland avoiding 9bn us tax. amazing...

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PayPal denies teenager reward for finding website bug - CSO

PayPal denies teenager reward for finding website bug - CSO | desktop liberation | Scoop.it
PayPal denies teenager reward for finding website bug
CSO
Facebook pays a minimum of US$500 for qualifying bugs, while Google pays from $100 up to $20,000 depending on the severity of the issue. Neither has an ...
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Interesting piece. some companies pay people a reward for finding and reporting security flaws, but Microsoft only acknowledge... I guess it could otherwise be a gold mine...

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Steampunk ATAT and ATST Walkers

Steampunk ATAT and ATST Walkers | desktop liberation | Scoop.it

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cool steam powered stuff..

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Google: Dart will rescue browsers from JavaScript - CNET

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Google: Dart will rescue browsers from JavaScript
CNET
But even as the company continues to push JavaScript's abilities with Chrome's V8 engine, some at the company believe JavaScript is pushing up against its limits.
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Apparently CNN website has 1.5m lines of javascript....

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A filterable gallery of D3.js examples : dataisbeautiful

reddit: the front page of the internet (A filterable gallery of D3.js examples submitted by yaph[link] [comment] http://t.co/mwzNeCXKEp)
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Crowds and Clouds | Limn

Crowds and Clouds | Limn | desktop liberation | Scoop.it

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Interesting articles about crowd sourcing and related topics.

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Excel Liberation.: Playing around with Tableau Public

Excel Liberation.: Playing around with Tableau Public | desktop liberation | Scoop.it
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I'm very impressed by how easy it is to do something with Tableau Public. From downloading the software to publishing something as a complete noobie in about 15 mins. 

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d3.js for PageRank visualization

d3.js for PageRank visualization | desktop liberation | Scoop.it
A friend of mine and a programmer with humble PhD in Math from Vanderbilt programs in d3.js as a hobby and creates a very interesting ...
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Excel 2003 à 2013: Une évolution fulgurante | Blogue Modelcom

Excel 2003 à 2013: Une évolution fulgurante | Blogue Modelcom | desktop liberation | Scoop.it
Cet article présente toutes les améliorations d'Excel depuis 2003.

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Nice article showing excel evolution of the most interesting features across versions.

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JSON Generator - tool for generating random JSON data

A JSON data generator. JSON Generator generates data according to the template and saves it. Data can be requested from server using ajax with jsonp.
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Useful

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Excel Liberation.: Visualization of Sites to Tags with d3.js

Excel Liberation.: Visualization of Sites to Tags with d3.js | desktop liberation | Scoop.it

Here's the complete implementation of site explorer using d3.js, and tag data generated by Google Apps Script from a Google Site

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This can be generated directly from Excel, or not.

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Du rouge à lèvres sur le col de sa chemise: Obama s'explique


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Pretty funny... Obama explains why he has lipstick marks on his collar

 

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Deloste's curator insight, May 30, 2013 3:47 AM

Ce mec est trop fort...

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Use Raspberry Pi to stream to any device with SqueezePlug - TechRadar UK

Use Raspberry Pi to stream to any device with SqueezePlug
TechRadar UK
The script will now automatically download and install LMS. When it's ...
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Haven't tried this yet, but a similar process with an old Apple TV generation 1 and openelec Linux with xbmc was simple and effective .. if a bit flaky. 

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Look ma, no plugins! Streaming web video with just JavaScript - Register

Look ma, no plugins! Streaming web video with just JavaScript Register Mozilla and Los Angeles, California–based graphics software company Otoy have jointly announced ORBX.js, a new JavaScript library which the companies say can deliver full 1080p,...
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Big potential for next generation of app streaming

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Tally marks Excel chart

Tally marks Excel chart | desktop liberation | Scoop.it

by the Frankensteam


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very clever chart tweaking

 

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Why Google decided to give everyone 15GB - Techi

Why Google decided to give everyone 15GB - Techi | desktop liberation | Scoop.it
Why Google decided to give everyone 15GB Techi As Reader and iGoogle fade away, Google is looking to consolidate its strengths: Google Drive, having taken over from Google Docs, now rivals Dropbox for cloud storage dominance; with 425 million...
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