These are my links from May 7th to May 20th: BBC Radio 1′s Nick Grimshaw stumbles as it turns to age-old strategies – What Is Facebook EdgeRank and Why Does It Matter? [INFOGRAPHIC] – from Delicious/network/richardk http://previous.delicious.com/network/richardk The Story of the Season – Another great visualisation built by Anna Powell Smith using match data from [...]
I downloaded Dr Blake’s datasets for Introducing Excel and Rates ranks and filters in Excel then I loaded the videos into VideoNot.es (reviewed here last week). You can take a look at the timecoded notes here for Introducing Excel and Rates, ranks and filters from here. I also let Dr Blake know I was going to do this and he plans to supply these notes for all of his videos in the next few weeks.
One good thing about this application is that the notes are timecoded, so when you click through them it will take you to the right place in the video. This is particularly useful in conjunction with the YouTube’s own timecoded embeds. So, for example if the main focus of your article was the impact of Nate Silver on Data Journalism you could run the discussion from this point. The other great feature of this application is that it stores the information on Google Drive, so you can collaborate on note taking.
Many apps have been developed to enhance smartphones’ often impressive audio recording ability but FiRe was the first to really attempt to be a professional field recorder. Initially launched on the iPhone (at a pretty high price of £3.99) it did prove to be very reliable so much so that many commercial radio stations (including [...]
If This Then That (IFTTT) launched in September 2011 promising to be the “gaffer tape that holds the internet together”. This means various social media, cloud archives and even physical internet enabled products (a full list of channels here) can be connected together with simple instructions and without learning code. In practice Automated online activity [...]
This online tutorial takes about 20 minutes to run through and very simply explains the fundamentals of CSS.
Tweetbot took advantage of Twitter’s relatively open API to develop an iPhone native app which easily outshone their basic mobile offering.
Cowbird became a place for people from the Occupy Wall Street movement to share their stories. A few weeks ago it was announced there is now an embed option, allowing you to place your stories on most websites.
Soo Meta is a browser based editing tool which according to the website blurb allows you to create multimedia stories in minutes.
Originally posted on the Newsroom 360 website, I’ve decided to post the series on my blog starting with the most recent first. History The fact that this app’s name is pronounced I-pay-dio gives some clue to its origins. Long before the iPad was even a glint in Steve Jobs’ retina this tool was originally created [...]