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Profile of the Data Journalist: The Long Form Developer

ProPublica developer Dan Nguyen is redefining how longform journalism is told through data.

To learn more about the people who are redefining the practice computer-assisted reporting, in some cases, building the newsroom stack for the 21st century, Radar conducted a series of email interviews with data journalists during the 2012 NICAR Conference.

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Big data is the next big thing in health IT

Big data introduces unique healthcare challenges and opportunities.

The proliferation of digital health information, including both clinical and claims information, is creating large datasets and significant opportunity.

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Strata Week: Infochimps makes a platform play

Strata Week: Infochimps makes a platform play

Infochimps opens up a data platform, de-anonymization via writing style, data for the public good.

Infochimps adds a platform-as-a-service product, researchers show how writing style can identify specific people, and a new report looks at how data can help governments and citizens.

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Data for the public good

Data for the public good

From healthcare to finance to emergency response, data holds immense potential to help citizens and government.

The explosion of big data, open data and social data offers new opportunities to address humanity's biggest challenges. The open question is no longer if data can be used for the public good, but how.

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Why data visualization matters

Why data visualization matters

The best data visualizations expose something new.

Effective data visualizations go beyond aesthetics; they also allow organizations to make quick and correct decisions from massive amounts of information.

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Why Hadoop caught on

Doug Cutting on Hadoop's rise and why he's surprised at its growth.

Doug Cutting discusses Hadoop's current and near-term role, and the factors that made it a central part of data processing.

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Strata Newsletter: January 25, 2012

Strata Newsletter: January 25, 2012

Hadoop World and Strata merge. Microsoft's plan for big data.

Highlights from the 1/25/12 edition of the Strata newsletter include: Hadoop World and the Strata Conference are merging, and a look at how Microsoft is putting Hadoop to work.

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The five things you need to pay attention to at TOC 2012

The five things you need to pay attention to at TOC 2012

Publishing startups, data, and ebook quality are among TOC 2012's key topics.

Tools of Change for Publishing chairs Kat Meyer and Joe Wikert reveal their top recommendations for things to see, do and watch at the upcoming conference.

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Survey results: How businesses are adopting and dealing with data

A glimpse into enterprise use of big data.

Feedback from a recent Strata Online Conference suggests there's a large demand for clear information on what big data is and how it will change business.

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Strata Newsletter: January 19, 2012

Strata Newsletter: January 19, 2012

Data scientists need agility and an entrepreneurial outlook. Plus: data news of note.

Highlights from the 1/19/12 edition of the Strata newsletter include: Strata chair Edd Dumbill explains what big data is, what it does and why it matters.

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