I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but the United States of America is due for an election soon. ProPublica and Google News Lab have teamed up to create something called ElectionBot just shovel data at us. Seriously, all the data. … Continue reading ElectionBot
From the air there is a certain beauty and symmetry in the juxtaposition of Tierboskloof, a luxury gated estate and Imizamo Yethu Bay, the township on the side of a mountain. Both areas are situated right beside one another in … Continue reading A shared (but different) view
“At Uber, data is our biggest asset”, writes Nicolas Garcia Belmonte, who does awesome visualisations for the taxi company on cocaine. What’s really interesting about this article is how he breaks down the different types of visualisations, from data narratives like … Continue reading Uber Uber data
Some candidates are gaming the system hard, running in multiple wards to increase their chance of election, in one case over 100 wards. It’s legal, but is it ethical? We’re talking politics here, so ethics has nothing to do with it.
@Rayjoe coined it: Washington Post’s infographic as a gif shall henceforth be knows as an “infogif”. Donald Trump’s hand gestures are his second language. We try to decode some of his most-used movements. pic.twitter.com/W8EhI5HwSZ — Post Graphics (@PostGraphics) July 22, … Continue reading Infogif: Donald Trump’s hand language
We all know mobile is big, but it’s hard to imagine how big. This counter should help — from when you hit the page it starts counting stuff like mobile phone sold, Tweets and Likes, and selfies taken. The numbers … Continue reading So how big is mobile, exactly?
Cape Town and Durban storytellers: Codebridge challenges journalists, developers, students, activists, economists — pretty much anyone who wants to tell a story — to submit your innovative project idea and potentially change South Africa with a story. Teams will compete for … Continue reading Re-imagine storytelling
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