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Tech finds of the week: Tools for maps, timelines, curation

Maps and mapping TileMill TileMill is an open source platform for creating maps using a CSS-like coding system. The site includes a support area for learning how to use the software and how to export maps. The TileMill suite of … 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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How to use census data in your journalistic work

Going Deep with Census Demographic and Economic Data Videos and Powerpoint presentations from a McCormick Foundation workshop at Arizona State University. The workshop was called “Going Deep with Census Demographic and Economic Data.” These are a few of the presentations: … Continue reading

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Stanford project makes data come to life

This is a marvelous example of data visualization from the Rural West Initiative at Stanford University. (Click on the image to go to the interactive map.)

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Resources for maps and mapping

Community Walk Similar to Google Maps but more versatile. ____________________________________________________________ Free Vector World Maps Collection A small but useful set of world maps. Great for finding maps to customize. ____________________________________________________________ BatchGeo An excellent tool that allows you to paste information … Continue reading

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