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lookatmywall:

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Here's how I learned to make a slope graph


Slope graphs are awesome.  I used this tutorial to learn how to make them. 

thumbsupviz:

Nice slope chart from the Washington Post. The interactivity allows the user to pick out certain states and get additional information. 
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/politics/state-vs-federal-exchanges/
JS
Slope charts (and their big brothers the parallel coordinates plot) are a great (and underutilized) to show relationship within datasets. More visualization applications should support them.
RS

thumbsupviz:

Nice slope chart from the Washington Post. The interactivity allows the user to pick out certain states and get additional information. 

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/politics/state-vs-federal-exchanges/

JS

Slope charts (and their big brothers the parallel coordinates plot) are a great (and underutilized) to show relationship within datasets. More visualization applications should support them.

RS

2chart:

This is one part of my Table2Chart project. The aim of it is to visualize html tables automatically. It decides which chart type is the best choice and for drawing I am using Chartjs and some additional pull requests. It’s open source => start to code :)http://github.wikunia.de/Table2Chart/ 

2chart:

This is one part of my Table2Chart project. The aim of it is to visualize html tables automatically. It decides which chart type is the best choice and for drawing I am using Chartjs and some additional pull requests. It’s open source => start to code :)
http://github.wikunia.de/Table2Chart/ 

How to Use the HTML5 Vibration API - SitePoint


I have the feeling this is our generation’s answer to <blink>.

h8ithere:

Irish Coffee wins.

h8ithere:

Irish Coffee wins.

Let research apps, MVC JavaScript and APIs work for you


centerforinvestigativereporting:

We hope that by using some of the techniques we describe other news applications developers can build apps that use sophisticated (and free!) tools at record speeds and create engaging news products.

Hopscotch - Coding for kids


Kids Code Jeunesse


lightdeep:

A non profit founded by Kate Arthur and Gersande La Fleche

Kids learning to code!

&amp; 11 states where no African-American kids took the test. 
theatlantic:

There Are 3 States Where Not a Single Girl Took the AP Computer Science Exam

When people talk about how to diversify the tech field, a common solution is, “Start earlier.” Rather than focus on getting women and minorities hired at tech startups or encouraging them to major in computer science in college, there should be a push to turn them on to the discipline when they’re still teenagers—or even younger.
Read more. [Image: Jim Mone]

& 11 states where no African-American kids took the test. 

theatlantic:

There Are 3 States Where Not a Single Girl Took the AP Computer Science Exam

When people talk about how to diversify the tech field, a common solution is, “Start earlier.” Rather than focus on getting women and minorities hired at tech startups or encouraging them to major in computer science in college, there should be a push to turn them on to the discipline when they’re still teenagers—or even younger.

Read more. [Image: Jim Mone]

fuckyeahterminals:

No, Comrade. Java is the opiate of the corporate bourgeoisie. In the glorious developer paradise, there will be no Java. Only efficient Ruby code.


text-mode:

Make your terminal colourful with lolcat.

Three data journalism links

quartey:

1) Data Journalism Twitter List

Twitter list of 80+ people and organizations who’re working on the business of/present of/future of media.

2) Data Journalism Tools

Winny de Jong is a Dutch journalist who maintains this list of helpful tools for understanding the narrative in numbers.

3) Data Journalism Links

Another blog by Winny de Jong, where she shares all the English data journalism-related articles she reads.

About Me


Lisa Williams

Founder of Placeblogger.com | Winner of Knight News Challenge | Center for Civic Media, MIT Media Lab | Cambridge, MA | @lisawilliams on Twitter | lisawilliams on Github




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