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Breaking the Code: The Role of Visualization in Security Research

Breaking the Code: The Role of Visualization in Security Research | data driven journalism | Scoop.it
In today's interconnected, data rich IT environments, passive inspection of information is not enough.
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Visual Storytelling: Why Data Visualization is a Content Marketing Fairytale

Visual Storytelling: Why Data Visualization is a Content Marketing Fairytale | data driven journalism | Scoop.it
To make your Content Marketing work stand out you need to combine visual elements through storytelling. Read to learn more on data visualization.
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Very good look at data visualization's role in content marketing. Yet again proving data viz is a useful tool for any business.

 

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Data Visualization vs. Data Analytics

Data Visualization vs. Data Analytics | data driven journalism | Scoop.it
The term Business Intelligence solution can be a deceiving one. Many software solutions that call themselves BI can actually only offer you half of what you need. Here it’s important to make the distinction between two types of business analysis and intelligence tools: end-to-end solutions and ones that are merely front-end.
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Data Visualization for the Internet of Things

Data Visualization for the Internet of Things | data driven journalism | Scoop.it
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a mediocre phrase. It's not creative or clever, and it doesn't exactly roll off the tongue. It is only because the phenomenon's potential is so great that it can get away with such a lackluster name.
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New Data Visualization Tool Helps You Fight The Man

New Data Visualization Tool Helps You Fight The Man | data driven journalism | Scoop.it
Annotate socioeconomic snapshots of America, block by block, with Justice Map.
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Very cool way to visualize socioeconomic data. Anything to help communities and elected officials coordinate into a more functioning, democratic society is a good thing!

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Matt Green's curator insight, December 8, 2014 2:36 PM

Great visualizations

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Journalism's new world order

Journalism's new world order | data driven journalism | Scoop.it
Game-changing political reporters John Heilemann and Mark Halperin are optimistic about the relentless changes happening in journalism.
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Data Science is Pushing Robo-Journalism Into the Mainstream

Data Science is Pushing Robo-Journalism Into the Mainstream | data driven journalism | Scoop.it

Tech takes the heat for destroying the news industry, but journalism is actually getting an upgrade. Robot-assisted journalism may sound kind of bleeding edge, but it’s already happening.

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How to Tell a Powerful Story with Data Visualization

How to Tell a Powerful Story with Data Visualization | data driven journalism | Scoop.it
Data visualization – the ability to condense, analyze, and share data that makes an impact. This is how businesses are using it effectively in their content.

Via Lauren Moss
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Very insightful look at the what, how and so what of data visualization. Another example of how a good visualization makes data digestible!

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Marco Favero's curator insight, October 28, 2014 4:52 PM

aggiungi la tua intuizione ...

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NFL players: height & weight over time

NFL players: height & weight over time | data driven journalism | Scoop.it
An animated look at just how much bigger NFL players have gotten over time.
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Matt Green's curator insight, December 8, 2014 2:45 PM

People have definitely gotten progressively bigger over the last 100 years, but NFL players have done so at an exponentially faster rate.

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Infectious Diseases in Context

Infectious Diseases in Context | data driven journalism | Scoop.it
How deadly & infectious are the major diseases? A visualised ranking of Bird Flu, Ebola, SARS, Malaria and other infectious diseases.
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This is a great chart, with data supported numbers. During a time of misinformation, a good data visualization can help bring facts to life.

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Matt Green's curator insight, December 8, 2014 2:24 PM

This is a great visualization of all these major diseases, especially with all this ebola stuff going on in the news.

Brett Fowler's curator insight, November 10, 2015 2:10 PM

Great visualization to help put the threat of Ebola in perspective compared to other infectious diseases. Wish I could have seen this during the height of the Ebola scare last year.

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Calling all data geeks: Twitter and MIT are hooking up to make sense of social data

Calling all data geeks: Twitter and MIT are hooking up to make sense of social data | data driven journalism | Scoop.it

Twitter is investing $10m in a partnership with US university MIT, renowned for its tech credentials, to make sense of the huge amount of social data shared by people across the world

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Ice Bucket Challenge Data Visualization

Music: Mono/Poly - "Queen of Cups" - http://monopolytracks.com Data: Max Einstein - http://DataLooksDope.com Visuals: Strangeloop - http://strangelooptv.com/...
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I was wondering what a data visualization of the ice bucket challenge would look like. This is better than I expected.

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Data journalism: SA media houses ‘slow on the uptake'

Data journalism: SA media houses ‘slow on the uptake' | data driven journalism | Scoop.it

not-for-profit civic tech organisation Code for South Africa is working to inculcate a culture of data journalism in South African newsrooms and also helping civic organisations use data in their work.

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Difference between Data Visualization and Infographic

Difference between Data Visualization and Infographic | data driven journalism | Scoop.it

Learn the difference between Infographics & Data Visualization.

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Despite the seeming similarity, data visualization is more objective than infographics. It explains the data as is.

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Breaking the Code: The Role of Visualization in Security Research

Breaking the Code: The Role of Visualization in Security Research | data driven journalism | Scoop.it
In today's interconnected, data rich IT environments, passive inspection of information is not enough.
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4 Ways to Use Data to Tell Stories

4 Ways to Use Data to Tell Stories | data driven journalism | Scoop.it
I’m a contrarian about the “big data” revolution. I fear a world where corporate communication and marketing focuses on data at the exclusion of the human beings those numbers represent.
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Capital Data-Story Tracker

Capital Data-Story Tracker | data driven journalism | Scoop.it
Tracking data journalism and research in New York
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One tool helping New York keep track of data. I wonder if each state would try something like this, and possibly keep citizens informed (and government accountable).
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Big Data: Big Opportunity In Banking... Or Big B.S.?

Big Data: Big Opportunity In Banking... Or Big B.S.? | data driven journalism | Scoop.it
Will big data transform the future of financial marketing? Or will banks and credit unions get crushed by a crippling tidal wave of information?

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Big Data has been a buzzword that has many wondering if it isn't just the next trend. But understanding the "Three V's' of Big Data help explain: Velocity, Volume, & Variety
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How to Become A Numbers Person in Journalism

How to Become A Numbers Person in Journalism | data driven journalism | Scoop.it
Numeracy, or numerical literacy, is at the heart of data journalism. And if you are the kind of person who wants to become more numerate in order to do data journalism (maybe you’re a designer? A student? An inquisitive citizen?), one way to start is by thinking about a horse.
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Great read on the potential and limits of data in journalism. Also a practical look at the tools and mindset of a data journalist.

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Matt Green's curator insight, December 8, 2014 2:20 PM

This is something I need to become better at, so this was an interesting read.

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Guardian launches open-source data journalism tool

Guardian launches open-source data journalism tool | data driven journalism | Scoop.it
Swarmize enables journalists to tell new, collaborative stories by making use of real-time data collection and visualisation
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'Dating' vs. 'Married': How Text Messages Change Over Time

'Dating' vs. 'Married': How Text Messages Change Over Time | data driven journalism | Scoop.it
A lot evolves between the first year of coupledom and the ones that follow—including references to "home," "dinner," and "love."
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Data visualization even gives us relationship insight. Interesting and unique look at how we communicate with our significant others.
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Matt Green's curator insight, December 8, 2014 2:42 PM

This is an interesting look at our text message habits and it makes perfect sense

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The Art and Science of Data-driven Journalism | Open Government

The Art and Science of Data-driven Journalism | Open Government | data driven journalism | Scoop.it
Columbia Journalism School
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Open data and open government platforms are critical to data driven journalism. But with local papers closing down, accessing and mainstreaming that data presents a challenge.

 

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Widgets, maps and an API make World Bank data sing

Widgets, maps and an API make World Bank data sing | data driven journalism | Scoop.it
The World Bank's new website is increasing data access through a host of new tools and services, including an API and the open sourcing of the site's underlying Drupal code.
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New visualization software uncovers cancer subtypes

New visualization software uncovers cancer subtypes | data driven journalism | Scoop.it

computational specialists have teamed up with colleagues to produce software that makes it easier for nonspecialists to fish out clues from an ocean of numbers.

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This is another great example of the potential of data visualization. It can benefit anyone and everyone, not just journalists.

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Data Visualization: Modern Approaches

Data Visualization: Modern Approaches | data driven journalism | Scoop.it

Data presentation can be beautiful, elegant and descriptive... there are much better, profound, creative and absolutely fascinating ways to visualize data.

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A great look into some of the modern tools and techniques of data visualization. The graphics are more than just a nice stroke of creativity: they are bringing data to life.

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The Big Conundrum: Should Journalists Learn Code?

The Big Conundrum: Should Journalists Learn Code? | data driven journalism | Scoop.it
Journalism schools are pushing more deeply into teaching code and computer programming, but disagree over what and how much to teach.
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It's an easier task to teach programmers journalism skills, and much faster than teaching journalists programming skills. Both need to be able to work with big data.

 

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