ENTRIES TAGGED "data journalism"
The joys of animated geo data, Angry Birds and the future of mobile testing, and a look inside The Guardian's creative process.
This week on O'Reilly: Andy Kirk explained why data, maps and animation work so well together, we discovered the connection between a game-playing robot and the future of mobile app testing, and we learned how The Guardian develops its data journalism.
Alastair Dant on how tech, data and narrative come together at The Guardian.
The Guardian's Alastair Dant discusses the organization's interactive stories, including its World Cup Twitter replay, along with the steps his team takes when starting a new data project.
A Pew survey of local news sources reveals the influence of social and mobile trends, along with a generation gap.
A new Pew report on local news reveals reasons to be hopeful about digital platforms as information sources. But it's not all positive: The decline of local newspapers will leave a civic gap for local government accountability.
A Canadian startup aspires to be the GitHub of datasets.
BuzzData looks to tap the gravitational pull of data, then keep people around through conversation and collaboration.
Building data science teams, the evolution of data products, and the grunt work of data journalism.
This week on O'Reilly: DJ Patil revealed the skills and qualities of great data science teams, we learned that new data products put emphasis on experiences rather than on the data itself, and Simon Rogers discussed the considerable effort that goes into The Guardian's data journalism.
Simon Rogers on the effort behind data journalism.
Great journalism does not magically spring from spreadsheets. In this interview, Simon Rogers discusses the grunt work and tools behind The Guardian's data stories.
Citizens will act as important sensors as a huge storm washes up the East Coast of the United States.
In the information ecosystem of 2011, media, government and citizens alike will play a critical role in sharing information about what's happening in natural disasters, putting open data to work, and providing help to one another.
The legacy of Steve Jobs, the sweet spot between data and art, and a deep dive into Google+
This week on O'Reilly: Mark Sigal examined the legacy of Steve Jobs, we talked with New York Times data artist Jer Thorp about the commingling of data, art and science, and Tim O'Reilly and Google VP of Product Bradley Horowitz discussed Google+, data portability and more.
Rovio mines data to improve Angry Birds, HP bets on big data, Daily Dot parses the social web for stories.
Rovio, the company behind Angry Birds, is using data and analytics to keep bird-launching gamers plugged in. Also, HP's acquisition of Autonomy reveals its data intentions, and the Daily Dot finds stories with an assist from data journalism.
A new media startup tries to mine the social web for stories.
The newly launched Daily Dot is trying an experiment in community journalism, where the community is the Internet. To support their goal, they’re applying the lens of data journalism to the social web.