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Infographic: An Amazing, Invisible Truth About Wikipedia

Infographic: An Amazing, Invisible Truth About Wikipedia | WEBOLUTION! | Scoop.it

Every Wikipedia entry has an optional feature we take for granted--geotagging. An entry on the Lincoln Memorial will be linked to its specific latitude and longitude in Washington D.C. On any individual post, this may or may not be a useful thing. But what about looking at these locations en masse?

That was a question asked by data viz specialist and programmer Olivier Beauchesne. To find out, he downloaded all of Wikipedia (it’s open-source, after all) then used an algorithm that would assemble 300 topical clusters from popular, related keywords. Then he placed the location of each article in these topical clusters on a map. What he found was astounding...


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Cahier de tendances: culture et numérique en 2012

Cahier de tendances: culture et numérique en 2012 | WEBOLUTION! | Scoop.it
Print PDF Parmi les 220 articles publiés en 2012, nous avons sélectionné les principales innovations en matière de numérique culturel. Celles-ci sont classées en 8 tendances.

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