The name of a “new attention disorder” sounds like an Onion-style parody: sluggish cognitive tempo. It also sounds like a classic case of disease mongering: blurring normality with sickness to boost drug companies’ bottom lines. But this condition is not satire, and the scientific debate about its existence has already...
+Peter Aldhous Fantastic - will look at map methodology in more detail when I get the chance. Used a lot of GIS in my undergraduate degree (BSc Geography) so would love to get back into that with QGIS.
Introduction to Data Visualization: Student Projects. A compilation of final projects completed by students in the Fall 2014 data visualization course at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Instructor: Peter Aldhous; thanks also to J-School lecturer Jeremy Rue for help and advice to ...
This is awesome, and I wish more writers thought this way. Going for critical thinking, interviewing the data as well as the experts, yes!! Sure, sometimes (oftentimes) journalists need to simplify, but that does not mean they cannot also sometimes expand and deepen what we know. Kudos.
These might be like home. This is our best estimate for the number of potentially life-bearing worlds among the planets spotted by Kepler. But we're missing much of the picture. Kepler could spot only planets that passed between their parent stars and the telescope's viewpoint – even a slight ...
The Planck satellite has revealed the best ever view of the cosmic background radiation - but just how sharp is it? Use our interactive slideshow to see how the new map of the universe stacks up. http://planck.newscientistapps.com/
I report on biology, medicine, social sciences and the environment — from genetics and stem cells, through ecology and conservation, to psychology and psychiatry. I also teach investigative reporting in the Science Writing Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and data visualization in the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley.
University of Nottingham
PhD. Animal behavior, 1986 - 1989
University of Bristol
BSc. Biology, 1983 - 1986
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