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Don’t miss: Summary of AMA with Nathan Yau on Reddit

The creator of “Flowing Data” took the time to ask questions from users on Reddit, such as: What is the best way to start in data visualization?


Code for Africa get’s 4,7 million grant to extend data-driven projects

Initiative plans to extend work to number of African countries - based on financial support from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


Databits: A New Approach to Build a Community for Data Experts

This new site aims to become a community where data experts can upload and showcase their work, based on an invitation system. Another goal is to pose challenges for data work, in collaboration with the community or external organizations.

Data-driven sports journalism: Tracking in-game player movements

This is notable: As big leagues install new tracking systems providing rich data for sports games, a new of scene-by-scene reporting will become more widely available. Here is a brief overview plus a link to a Python script to extract such data from the…

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The Counted: How many people got killed by police, when and where?

For some weeks already The Guardian has introduced a database and special webpage, called “The Counted”. It covers and specifically tracks the people…


Creative maps, drawn by hand

Extending the creative options to visualize space

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