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An Argentinean Hackathon

An exciting development in the international data visualisation world is next weeks Hackathon in Buenos Aires. On 13 August the press room of the Tecnopolis science and technology park in Buenos Aires will play host to a day of computer … Continue reading

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How to visualise ( data about ) an orgasm

Whilst I know I may well be in danger of sounding like a high school math teacher in constantly trying to make my subject sound fun, when to so many it patently isn’t, I thought I might as well give … Continue reading

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What is Data Journalism? Well, It’s quite fun actually

Amongst all the myriad and complex data visualisation tools, scrapers and complex legislation it’s very easy to get bogged down by the sheer weight of Data Journalism. But a simple search of Youtube throws up this video, made by fellow … Continue reading

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Data Tool of the Week: Many Eyes

When it comes to Data Tools the IBM backed Many Eyes, is something of a heavy hitter. Most Data Tool websites tend to specialise in one type of visualisation or another. But Many Eyes allows you to visualise data in … Continue reading

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“But you can’t just stick stuff out, it has to be checked” – an interview with Ben Leapman

At the recent Future Human : Data Journalism event in Shoreditch (yes, I  know, trendy right) I managed to catch up with Ben Leapman, Deputy News Editor at the Telegraph and major player in the MP’s expenses stories,to talk to … Continue reading

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