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Alberto Cairo
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The European Journalism Centre has released interviews with all the instructors in the upcoming MOOC Doing Journalism With Data. It begins on May 19th, and I think that around 15,000 people have signed up already. In the vide...
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What the right to free speech is (and isn't). As usual xkcd nails it: http://whyevolutionistrue.wordpress.com/2014/04/18/was-ayaan-hirsi-ali-censored/
I'm always amused by those readers who, because I've blocked them on one ground or another, send me angry emails accusing me of censoring them.  But that's not really censorship; it's my website an...
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Lovely collection: "18 Maps From When the World Thought California Was an Island" http://www.wired.com/2014/04/maps-california-island/#slide-id-747131 
Glen McLaughlin wandered into a London map shop in 1971 and discovered something strange. On a map from 1663 he noticed something he'd never seen before: California was floating like a big green carrot, untethered to the west coast of North America. He bought the map and hung it in his entryway, where it quickly became a conversation piece. It soon grew into an obsession. McLaughlin began to collect other maps showing California as an island.
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My new infographics motto: "It's more complicated than that"
Seriously. I'm planning to use that motto as the title for some future presentations. It's always more complicated than that. Ezra Klein's new online venture, Vox, has just published a series of graphs titled These 15 charts ...
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Infographics and visualization bookworm challenge
The European Journalism Centre has released interviews with all the instructors in the upcoming MOOC Doing Journalism With Data. It begins on May 19th, and I think that around 15,000 people have signed up already. In the vide...
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Seriously. I'm planning to use that motto as a title for future presentations. Ezra Klein's new online venture, Vox, has just published a series of graphs titled These 15 charts show our health care prices are totally insane...
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"Visualization is the communication medium, while analysis is a human driven process for discovering meaning" http://blogs.sap.com/analytics/2014/04/14/2-distinctions-you-need-to-know-for-visualization-success/ …
by Ryan Goodman, Centigon Solutions Data visualization is pervasive across all business intelligence (BI) applications because of the speed and ease for communicating relationships and trends. Howe...
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Infographics director / teacher / consultant
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Infographics director. Information graphics and visualization teacher/consultant: www.elartefuncional.com www.visualopolis.com www.albertocairo.com
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Information graphics and visualization teacher and director. www.elartefuncional.com , www.visualopolis.com , www.albertocairo.com Interested in visual presentation, cognitive psychology, and science in general
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