Category Archives: Data visualization

St. Louis Fed creates a nifty data visualization tool

Tech gurus from the St. Louis Federal Reserve demonstrated their new data visualization tool last week at the national convention of the American Copy Editors Society. The tool, called FRED, for Federal Reserve Economic Data, provides access to a wide … Continue reading

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Tools for creating infographics

If you are serious about creating infographics, I’d suggest learning to use Adobe Illustrator. It’s the most versatile program of its kind, giving you complete control over the look of a graphic. It’s great for print or static web graphics. … Continue reading

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Tech finds of the week: Advice on SEO; tools for research and data viz

No one truly has a secret formula for search engine optimization. There are some logical things you can do to make sure a site gets noticed and indexed properly, though. These three articles provide checklists for things to think about … Continue reading

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Tech finds of the week: Tools for WordPress, maps, charts, curation

Interesting technology tools and posts I came across this week. WordPress Project Argo Interesting and valuable information about a project that allowed a dozen NPR stations to create local-interest sites. The “Learn” section is especially useful, with sections on using … Continue reading

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