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Alberto Cairo: Data journalism needs to up its own standards

Alberto Cairo: Data journalism needs to up its own standards | #ensw diversions - questionably relevant, edgy fodder to brighten your enterprise slog | Scoop.it
The data visualization expert argues that FiveThirtyEight and Vox have overpromised and underdelivered — and that they need to treat their data with more scientific rigor.
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but "data journalism' sounds so cool
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What happened after 7 news sites got rid of reader comments

What happened after 7 news sites got rid of reader comments | #ensw diversions - questionably relevant, edgy fodder to brighten your enterprise slog | Scoop.it
Recode, Reuters, Popular Science, The Week, Mic, The Verge, and USA Today's FTW have all shut off reader comments in the past year. Here's how they're all using social media to encourage reader discussion.
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kind of a sad day when sites have to resort to this but I get why they would.
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Inside The Fake News Fight At Apple, Snapchat, Facebook, And More | Co.Design

Inside The Fake News Fight At Apple, Snapchat, Facebook, And More | Co.Design | #ensw diversions - questionably relevant, edgy fodder to brighten your enterprise slog | Scoop.it
Co.Design spoke with social media’s biggest players to find out how the battle against mistruth is progressing.
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not just on algo struggle - a biz model struggle also.
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Badass Advertising Job Title Generator

Badass Advertising Job Title Generator | #ensw diversions - questionably relevant, edgy fodder to brighten your enterprise slog | Scoop.it
What's your new advertising job title? Find out!
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Make your own dooshey version :)

 

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Scientists Are Now 99.99999% Sure They Found The Remains Of King Richard III In A UK Parking Lot

Scientists Are Now 99.99999% Sure They Found The Remains Of King Richard III In A UK Parking Lot | #ensw diversions - questionably relevant, edgy fodder to brighten your enterprise slog | Scoop.it
VIDEO: There you have it.
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Being found in a parking lot is an odd historical twist

 

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Now, Anyone On Earth Can See A View Of Our Planet From Space In Real Time

Now, Anyone On Earth Can See A View Of Our Planet From Space In Real Time | #ensw diversions - questionably relevant, edgy fodder to brighten your enterprise slog | Scoop.it
When you're this high up you want to look down.
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coool

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A stray dog adopts a team of Swedish trekkers on an endurance race in the Amazon

A stray dog adopts a team of Swedish trekkers on an endurance race in the Amazon | #ensw diversions - questionably relevant, edgy fodder to brighten your enterprise slog | Scoop.it
Sometimes we choose dogs — and sometimes they choose us. A scruffy, yellow Ecuadorean street dog followed a team of Swedish trekkers on a race through the Amazon. He became the star of the race and ended up becoming the trusty companion to the team's captain.
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Amazing Video Of Japanese Monkeys Having A Spa Day In The Wild

Amazing Video Of Japanese Monkeys Having A Spa Day In The Wild | #ensw diversions - questionably relevant, edgy fodder to brighten your enterprise slog | Scoop.it
VIDEO: These monkeys know how to embrace winter.
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awwwww....

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Get Away From it All With the Nutshell Cocoon-on-the-Go

Get Away From it All With the Nutshell Cocoon-on-the-Go | #ensw diversions - questionably relevant, edgy fodder to brighten your enterprise slog | Scoop.it
Eden Lew's Nutshell helps you escape from it all.
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depression wear...

 

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Is This Google-Owned Robot Adorably Showing Off Or Planning The End Of The Human Race?

Is This Google-Owned Robot Adorably Showing Off Or Planning The End Of The Human Race? | #ensw diversions - questionably relevant, edgy fodder to brighten your enterprise slog | Scoop.it
It all depends on your perspective.
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getting closer to the Terminator with every prototype - yowza

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Man eating nothing but Olive Garden speaks out: “I have not had one meal that was not just perfect”

Man eating nothing but Olive Garden speaks out: “I have not had one meal that was not just perfect” | #ensw diversions - questionably relevant, edgy fodder to brighten your enterprise slog | Scoop.it
Alan Martin explains to Salon why he has eaten more than 100 meals from the Olive Garden in the past six weeks
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Can't wait till he decides to spend a year at Dave and Buster's...

 

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15 Times Grocery Stores Failed So Hard They Won

15 Times Grocery Stores Failed So Hard They Won | #ensw diversions - questionably relevant, edgy fodder to brighten your enterprise slog | Scoop.it
Canned cat, anyone?
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instant classic via Den Howlett....

 

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Territorial Hawk Attacks Drone Mid-Flight

Territorial Hawk Attacks Drone Mid-Flight | #ensw diversions - questionably relevant, edgy fodder to brighten your enterprise slog | Scoop.it
AAAANNNNDDD... FIGHT!
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I like this hawk's attitude....

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Online Advertising Is Corrupt At Its Core

Online Advertising Is Corrupt At Its Core | #ensw diversions - questionably relevant, edgy fodder to brighten your enterprise slog | Scoop.it
Named one of the worlds most influential advertising and marketing blogs by Business Insider
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devastating rant
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Jay Rosen: This is what a news organization built on reader trust looks like

Jay Rosen: This is what a news organization built on reader trust looks like | #ensw diversions - questionably relevant, edgy fodder to brighten your enterprise slog | Scoop.it
The NYU professor explains why he's working with De Correspondent on its U.S. launch — and why figuring out a trusted membership model is key to journalism's future.
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fleshing out a different reporting/news alternative...
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Get a LinkedIn Endorsement From Liam Neeson Through This Quirky Movie Promotion

Get a LinkedIn Endorsement From Liam Neeson Through This Quirky Movie Promotion | #ensw diversions - questionably relevant, edgy fodder to brighten your enterprise slog | Scoop.it
When was the last time you saw a movie studio focus its social media efforts for a new release around LinkedIn? 20th Century Fox embraces the career-focused network in a contest around Taken 3, through which you could win a personalized video endorsement from Liam Neeson.
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And to think I claimed that LinkedIn Endorsements had no credibility....

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Human Rights Watch would prefer we not have to go back in time to stop killer robots

It’s a trope as old as video games themselves — the sentry gun, an unfeeling mechanical contrivance that fires on unsuspecting players as soon as they come within range. These enemies have been a...
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hard to argue the point...

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This Cheetah Robot Is 'A Ferrari In The Robotics World'

This Cheetah Robot Is 'A Ferrari In The Robotics World' | #ensw diversions - questionably relevant, edgy fodder to brighten your enterprise slog | Scoop.it
He may look awkward but he's quiet as hell.
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right off the set of the Terminator movies - yikes.

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Explore Chernobyl like never before, courtesy of a drone

Explore Chernobyl like never before, courtesy of a drone | #ensw diversions - questionably relevant, edgy fodder to brighten your enterprise slog | Scoop.it
Get an entirely new perspective on a historic site.
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wow.

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This Aerial Photography Shows Just How Arresting The Snow Storm In Buffalo Is

This Aerial Photography Shows Just How Arresting The Snow Storm In Buffalo Is | #ensw diversions - questionably relevant, edgy fodder to brighten your enterprise slog | Scoop.it
The city in upstate New York typically sees around seven feet of snow throughout its winter, but already more than five feet have fallen in just a few days.
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jeezus

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This Graphic Shows Which Supplements Actually Work

This Graphic Shows Which Supplements Actually Work | #ensw diversions - questionably relevant, edgy fodder to brighten your enterprise slog | Scoop.it
This will come in handy.
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Wow, an infographic that actually delivers some relevance.

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Watch This Sea Lion Chase Down A Boat Going 25 MPH

Watch This Sea Lion Chase Down A Boat Going 25 MPH | #ensw diversions - questionably relevant, edgy fodder to brighten your enterprise slog | Scoop.it
VIDEO: A group of tourists on a fishing boat in Cabo San Lucas got quite the surprise.
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25 mph - no probs for this dude - and he got a fish to boot...

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The Saddest Office Cubicles We Could Find | WIRED

The Saddest Office Cubicles We Could Find | WIRED | #ensw diversions - questionably relevant, edgy fodder to brighten your enterprise slog | Scoop.it
Our gallery of "winners" of the saddest-cubicle contest still holds the record for WIRED's most popular post ever. We're resurrecting the long-forgotten saddest-cubicle gallery, and issuing a new call for submissions.
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"This gives new meaning to the phrase "corner office." - lolz!

 

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Doctors Say Google Glass Caused Worse Withdrawal Symptoms Than Alcohol

Doctors Say Google Glass Caused Worse Withdrawal Symptoms Than Alcohol | #ensw diversions - questionably relevant, edgy fodder to brighten your enterprise slog | Scoop.it
Google Glass has a habit of changing people. Not only does it turn wearers into hysterical assholes, American doctors say Glass caused one man to become an addict.
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Not sure if this is a commentary on one pathetic loser or on where we are headed as a whole

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