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Google Fusion

How to: change the icons on fusion table maps

  Maps made with Google Fusion are an incredibly useful tool in the newsroom, but they don’t have to all look the same. I wanted to see how you can make yours a bit...

Mapping the English Defence League

  In January I was asked to do a map using Google fusion tables for the newspaper that I was doing work experience at. The topic of the article was the English Defence League,...

Simple infographic and visualisation tools

We’re all acquainted with the perks and limitations of using Google Fusion, Tableau, Many Eyes and Open Street Map but I was wondering what other visualisation and infographic tools are readily accessible and available...

VISUALISATION ANALYSIS #3

http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/interactive/2012/mar/26/office-for-national-statistics-health Simon Rogers has published a fantastic interactive graphic for the Guardian Datastore that maps teenage pregnancy rates in England and Wales from 1998 to 2010. The visualisation shows the conception rate of under-eighteen...

How to do a good visualisation and why it’s important

Visualisations are an important tool when presenting data, and can be used to show patterns, correlations and the ‘big picture’. Ben Fry has said that visualisations ‘answer questions in a meaningful way that makes...

How does Google make money? [INFOGRAPHIC]

So Google is pretty much in every part of our online existence now. It helps us find information about random things, access our emails, watch videos online, sort our friends into circles, get analytics...

Simon Rogers, guardian of the Data Store [VIDEO]

The Guardian is one of the most respected newspaper when it comes to data journalism and data visualizations. Their website has a section dedicated to data where people can enjoy beautiful infographics made by...

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