A recent workshop detailed the basics of what the Windy City’s official information portal has to offer.

A brilliant individual has developed software that lets you make Minecraft towns from open data. “‘To create the model I had to painstakingly measure everything from maps and aerial photography and do my best to guess the height of the …

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(This article was first published on Revolutions, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) Buzzfeed isn’t just listicles and cat videos these days. Science journalist Peter Aldhous recently joined Buzzfeed’s editorial team, after stints at Nature, Science and New Scientist magazines. He brings with …

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The journey has begun when FutureEverything came to Hyper Island to give us an open brief around citizen science. As an outcome of our… Continue reading on Medium »

Knight International Media Innovators Specialized Reporting Data Journalism Data-driven multimedia story Living on the Edge wins the national onlien category of Vodacom awards. ICFJ Knight Fellow Ray Joseph explains the impact of the tool behind the story.

Today sees the Oxford Flood Network map going public. We’ve been working on this community-based project for over a year now and thought it was a good time to explain the technology that is behind it. Nominet’s IoT Tools When …

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Manchester Mapping Politics No, not this map. Image: Manchester, as it appears on Open Street Map. Everyone loves an interactive map – including, it turns out, the nice people at Manchester’s councils. We’ve written before about Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s …

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Local people could use OpenAQ’s online system to assess conditions in their heavily polluted capital.

Journalism Education Knight International Media Innovators Measuring Impact Data Journalism ICFJ Knight Fellow Raymond Joseph highlights the importance of outreach and training to introduce new data tools to journalists.