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How much military gear per officer has your state received from the Pentagon? Wonkblog charts the data.
To find out what kinds of equipment California police agencies have procured since 2011, search our database.
Geotagged Tweets mentioning “Ferguson” and key terms, CDT
You absolutely must click through to see the whole thing if only b/c I couldn’t make a gif that included the entire world map.
startorrent02 asked: Gawker has a link to the database that someone is building on deaths cause by police shootings.
Global Online Competition about Nonlinear Narratives in Apps
The Innovation and Research group at Al Jazeera Media Network has kicked off its first major community initiative with an online Innovation Challenge. This is an open competition aiming to surface new ideas about…
REBLOG if you are hella bored and wouldn’t mind some curious anons.
but it makes sense to cats
@rahulbot and colleagues have explored visualising data on food (using laser cutters) to engage the public with local issues in Somerville, MA
Data Visualisation by @priceonomics.
Hm. For one bedroom.
Infogr.am Ambassador Eva Constantaras helps Kenyan journalists explain lag in development in data driven way
For four days, 14 journalists from North Rift Kenya came together for a data journalism workshop led by Internews data journalism trainers Eva Constantaras and Dorothy Otieno. They investigated how to produce more in-depth stories on health and education topics through data journalism.
We were happy to contribute free Infogr.am Pro accounts to participants who went on to produce their own data visualisations following the training. The distance from Kenya’s open data community in Nairobi makes it challenging for journalists from rural areas to produce data stories after such workshops because of access to data, trainers and editors, who provide the training, mentoring and support needed to produce data journalism.
Here are some of the outcomes: