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The Daily Dot wants to tell the web's story with social data journalism

The Daily Dot wants to tell the web's story with social 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.

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Strata Week: Twitter's coming Storm, data and maps from the London riots

Strata Week: Twitter's coming Storm, data and maps from the London riots

Twitter plans to open source its Hadoop-like data processing tool, Storm.

This week's data news includes Twitter's plans to open-source its Hadoop-like data processing tool and some of the various mapping and real-time data efforts tracking the London riots.

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Open source maps tell data journalism stories in Afghanistan

Open data, a map and the Internet share the story of violence against journalists in Afghanistan

A new website shows incidents of violence against journalists in Afghanistan launched. Data.nai.org.afs charts attacks on the media onto an interactive map of country using open source mapping tools.

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Top stories: July 4-8, 2011

Top stories: July 4-8, 2011

Why Java matters, inside Node.js, predicting Android's ubiquity

This week on O'Reilly: We offered seven reasons why Java is worth your time, the utility of Node.js was duly noted, and Marko Gargenta offered three Android predictions that have nothing to do with mobile phones.

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Data journalism, data tools, and the newsroom stack

Data journalism, data tools, and the newsroom stack

The 2011 Knight News Challenge winners illustrate data's ascendance in media and government.

The MIT Civic Media conference and 2011 Knight News Challenge winners made it clear that data journalism and data tools will play key roles in the future of media and open government.

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Citizen science, civic media and radiation data hint at what's to come

Citizen science, civic media and radiation data hint at what's to come

The evolution of Safecast is a glimpse into networked accountability.

After a tsunami caused a nuclear disaster in Japan, a radiation detection network starting aggregating and publishing data. The result, Safecast, shows how citizen science and open data are changing our understanding of the world.

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Strata Week: Data Without Borders

Strata Week: Data Without Borders

Work on data projects that matter, data journalism, and a social graph of the Marvel universe.

This week's big data news includes a call for Data Without Borders, data journalism catches the Knight Foundation's attention, IBM's new big data appliance, and a social graph built around the Marvel universe.

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Maps aren't easy

Maps aren't easy

Pete Warden on digital map creation and data journalism tools.

Data-centric news organizations are using maps to effectively tell stories, but these features don't come easy. In this interview, Pete Warden discusses the grunt work that goes into map creation and the tools that can make it a little easier.

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Before you interrogate data, you must tame it

Before you interrogate data, you must tame it

Simon Rogers on how The Guardian addressed unstructured WikiLeaks cables.

The Guardian's Simon Rogers talks about how his team of journalists extracted details, meaning and stories from an unstructured mass of WikiLeaks cables.

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