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Data journalism handbook: Tips for Working with Numbers in the News

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Today sees the release of the Data Journalism Handbook - a unique collaboration of data journalists from around the world, including the Guardian's data team.
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Disruptions: Innovation Isn't Easy, Especially Midstream

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Why could a small start-up build Instagram, a photo app, and sell it for $1 billion while companies like Eastman Kodak, steeped in photography and the emotionalism of photography, could not? Culture got in the way.

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Sinclair's ZX Spectrum turns 30

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The BBC reunites the team behind the ZX Spectrum 30 years on from the computer's launch.
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Does it help the homeless to turn them into Wi-Fi hotspots?

Does it help the homeless to turn them into Wi-Fi hotspots? | Feed | Scoop.it

John Bird: The idea of homeless people as hotspots is unpalatable until you consider the opportunity for them to become content providers...

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14 years of US weather animated in 33 minutes

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Animation: Imagine taking 120,900 images covering fourteen years, each one an hour apart?
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GlobalWebIndex 6 trends - January 2012

The GlobalWebIndex has evolved significantly in 2011, for the first time providing three waves of data 

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Internet 2011 in numbers | Royal Pingdom

Internet 2011 in numbers | Royal Pingdom | Feed | Scoop.it

So what happened with the Internet in 2011? How many email accounts were there in the world in 2011? How many websites? How much did the most expensive domain name cost? How many photos were hosted on Facebook?

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Digital Stats: An average TV viewer in the UK sees 47 ads a day

Digital Stats: An average TV viewer in the UK sees 47 ads a day | Feed | Scoop.it
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You cannot buy innovation | asymco

You cannot buy innovation | asymco | Feed | Scoop.it

Cost structure analysis reveals subtle shifts in strategy and the CapEx analysis demonstrates Apple’s increasing integration into its supplier network and integration into the distribution and service infrastructure that sustains its ecosystems.

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How do the top digital agencies’ mobile marketing services measure up? - Mobile Marketer - Advertising agencies

How do the top digital agencies’ mobile marketing services measure up? - Mobile Marketer - Advertising agencies | Feed | Scoop.it

Forrester Research conducted an evaluation of the top digital agencies with mobile marketing services in the United States and found that SapientNitro, AKQA, Ogilvy, TribalDDB and Razorfish are ahead of the game.

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The Rise of Women

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Hanna Rosin - Hanna Rosin is a senior editor at the Atlantic magazine and a founder and co-editor of DoubleX, Slate's women's section. 

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Video: A Swarm of Nano Quadrocopter Bots

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Quadrocopters have to be one of the hottest tech/geek topics right now

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Nike+ FuelBand Motivates Users to Be More Active

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Nike has presented the Nike+ FuelBand, an innovative wristband, a new sport accessory that tracks and measures everyday movement and thus inspiring people to be more active.
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Internet Retailing » New European trustmark to give consumers ‘absolute confidence’ in online shopping

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A new European trustmark is to be launched with the aim of giving consumers absolute confidence that they are safe when they shop online.

UK e-retail industry association IMRG has teamed up with European trustmark market leader Trusted Shops to create the new Trustmark Online in an alliance unveiled today.

The new trustmark will guarantee that retailers who display it have passed a 70-point audit of their website and business, covering areas from terms and conditions to site and payment security through to fulfillment. In addition, it guarantees consumers their money back should a transaction ever go wrong, through what it promises will be a hassle-free experience.

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The Difference Between UX and UI: Subtleties Explained in Cereal

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A DRAMATIC SURPRISE ON A QUIET SQUARE

To launch the high quality TV channel TNT in Belgium we placed a big red push button on an average Flemish square of an average Flemish town. A sign with the...
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Central London Coffee Survival Guide

All the great independents to get a coffee from in central London

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How 300,000 people move home, animation

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Norwegian developer Even Westvang has taken public data about how his compatriots move around their country and leave home and visualised it in this beautiful animation...
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Facebook 'likely to roll out mobile ads in weeks' - Brand Republic News

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Facebook is poised to start monetising its mobile offering, with ads expected to appear on its app within weeks, according to a report in the Financial Times.
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comScore Introduces Validated Campaign Essentials™ (vCE), a Holistic Measurement Solution That Validates Advertising Impressions and Audiences Reached with Digital Advertising Campaigns - comScore,...

comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today announced the launch of its Validated Campaign Essentials™ (vCE) product, a new measurement solution for validating digital ad delivery.

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Next Generation Media Quarterly January 2012

This is a regular update on the best and most interesting stories, facts and examples from the world of digital media.

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Paris commuters to get travel passes that work with NFC phones • NFC World

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The latest generation of Passe Navigo, the travel pass used by six million commuters in the greater Paris region, will allow users to top up their cards from their NFC mobile phones and pave the way for the use of NFC phones as transportation...

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Super Bowl 2012 By the Numbers

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Super Bowl 2012 is blitzing us like a crazed linebacker, coming up in a matter of hours, and the numbers are stacking up quickly. 

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Interaction Award winners: examples of engaging interface design | SmartPlanet

Interaction Award winners: examples of engaging interface design | SmartPlanet | Feed | Scoop.it

The recipients of top honors at the first-ever Interaction Awards may surprise you: they’re not just apps, sites, and gadgets.

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Forrester: Apple makes strides into enterprises, users iWork hard for the money

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Forrester has announced the results of its latest survey, which encompassed 10,000 enterprise computer users, across 17 countries.
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