Monthly Archives: March 2007

Infographics to save the world

Can visualizing data help us save the world? Hans Rosling, a professor of international health at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute seems to think so. Rosling is the founder of Gapminder, a non-profit venture that aims to make use of the many … Continue reading

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Spreading the news You Tube style

Big, big kudos to the Allentown Morning Call for their Breeders and Kennels search widget.¬†While there’s nothing especially extraordinary about setting up a searchable database, the Morning Call took it a step further and made their search widget embeddable by … Continue reading

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When the machines edit your life

It’s like a horrific scene out of EPIC 2014. E-Media Tidbits’ Amy Gahran highlights the story of Nino Ceritano, a restaurateur whose top Google search was a Roanoke Times story about a murder suspect who worked in his restaurant. “What … Continue reading

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France bans filming of violence

The French Constitutional Council has enacted a law to prevent the filming of an act of violence by anybody other than a professional journalist, according to a report from Macworld. While the law is meant to target the practice of … Continue reading

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