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What gets measured gets done: The importance of data in achieving development progress

A new report by the World Bank and International Monetary Fund highlights the importance and challenges of surveying development data.


Data Journalists respond to Obama’s gun control challenge

Following last week’s Oregon shooting, we complied a round up of three different ways journalists visualized gun violence in America.

rssResources lets you explore facets of datasets quickly. Mirko Lorenz interviewed its creator, Adil Yalcin, to find out more.

Iframe Scaffolder

Quickly arrange several iframes or URLs to create interactive multi-screen visualizations

rssFeatured Projects


People’s Republic of Bolzano: Visual journalism bridging community divides

A long-form web based visualization challenges negative public perceptions towards Chinese immigrants in Bolzano, Italy.


KAICIID Peace Map: Visualizing global peace activities with data collected by-hand

Last week, KAICIID launched ‘Peace Map’, a visualization of 400 organizations that work in the peacebuilding field.

rssUpcoming Events

16/10/2015 - 16/10/2015

Digital Storytelling (London, UK)

Part of Guardian Publisher Network, this event explores the numerous ways in which we can move away from the restrictions of print, and take advantage…

23/10/2015 - 23/10/2015

Big Data For Development & Humanitarian Action: Towards Responsible Governance (The Hague, NL)

On October 23, 2015 Global Pulse & Leiden University will host an international expert meeting on “Big Data for Development and Humanitarian Action:Towards…

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