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Grassroots Mapping World IPv6 Launch The Overview Project » About Overview is an open-source tool to help journalists find stories in large numbers of documents, by automatically sorting them according to topic and providing a fast visualization and reading interface. Whether from government transparency initiatives, leaks or Freedom of Information requests, journalists are drowning in more documents than they can ever hope to read. Overview does at least three things really well. Find what you don’t even know to look for.Find broad trends or patterns across many documents.Make exhaustive manual reading faster, when all else fails. Search is a wonderful tool when you know what you’re trying to find — and Overview includes advanced search features. It’s less useful when you start with a hunch or an anonymous tip. In other cases you’re interested in broad patterns. But even when you really do have to read every document manually, Overview is a huge help. You can upload your documents directly as PDF files.

Barcelona, centro neurálgico de las apps El mundo de las aplicaciones para smartphones está en plena efervescencia. Las hay de todo tipo. En este escenario de espectacular crecimiento, los servicios de las ciudades son uno de los ámbitos más activos y Barcelona se quiere posicionar como uno de los actores más dinámicos, tanto en la creación como en el papel de territorio privilegiado para la experimentación de nuevas apps. Esta estrategia está en la hoja de ruta del Ayuntamiento de Barcelona, que se ha lanzado a promover apps desarrolladas por emprendedores que buscan una oportunidad. Entre las actuaciones llevadas a cabo por el Ayuntamiento está la creación de un catálogo de apps municipales, que cuenta con una veintena de servicios a los que pronto se sumarán otros diez. Ideas hay, también empresas en la que abundan los jóvenes que no han cumplido los 30 años, con diversos proyectos en cartera y la ambición suficiente para seducir al usuario final.

75+ Tools for Visualizing your Data, CSS, Flash, jQuery, PHP Most people would agree that the old adage “A picture is worth a thousand words” is also true for web based solutions. There should be no discussion – Charts and Graphs are ideal to visualize data in order to quickly deliver an overview and communicate key messages. Whatever type of data presentation you prefer or suits you data (pie charts, bubble charts, bar graphs, network diagrams etc.), there are many different options but how do you get started and what is technologically possible? Advertisement Introduction Images says more than a thousands words. The article has been organised into the following sections. How to visualize you data using JavaScript-based solutions In this section you will find JavaScript-based solutions for adding graphs of nearly any kind to your website. jqPlot Charts and Graphs for jQuery The feature rich jqPlot is a plotting and charting plugin for the jQuery Javascript framework. flot – Attractive Javascript plotting for jQuery jQuery Sparklines mooCSSChart Plotr

Derecho de Internet | Función social de la Abogacía en la era digital Print or online? One masterpiece and one screw-up – VisualJournalism THE NEW YORK TIMES just ran an interesting article titled ‘It’s All Connected: A Spectator’s Guide to the Euro Crisis’ and the intro ending with ‘The graphic here helps you see the intertwined complexities.’ They also ran an interactive visualization online with the same title, but with the intro ending in ‘Here is a visual guide to the crisis’. Pretty much the same stuff – except that I challenge you to understand and gain insight from the online-version: See it here: Before reading the print-version. See it here: The printed version has a lot of text, which leads you through the story and educates you along the way on a highly complex system. The online version shows you the data and tells you some accompanying facts – but doesn’t tell you the story. Big differences in the looks too: The print-version is elegant with a good colour and easy focus on the worrisome countries. In an effort to make the interactive version more useful, it has been split into six smaller sub-stories.

Pdf4Eclipse Pdf4Eclipse enriches Eclipse with a pdf reader. One of its notable feature is a complete integration of SyncTeX, which allows forward and inverse search in pdf files. This makes it a perfect viewer for documents created with TeXlipse. To render the pdf documents Pdf4Eclipse uses two different libraries: A fork of SUN's pdfrenderer and the LPGL version of the JPedal library. Screenshot The following screenshot shows a side-by-side view of a LaTeX document and its corresponding pdf document. Features Two different pdf renderers to support of a wide range of pdf documents Bookmarks can be shown in the outline view Uses the look-and-feel of Eclipse Supports links in pdfs SyncTeX integration Automatically reload when pdf changes Written solely in Java Open-Source Quick installation Drag and drop this button into your running Eclipse instance (Indigo or beyond). Alternative: To install the plugin simply open "Help/Install new plugins..." and use the site:

100 Unbelievably Useful Reference Sites You’ve Never Heard Of | Teaching Tips Beyond Google, Wikipedia and other generic reference sites, the Internet boasts a multitude of search engines, dictionaries, reference desks & databases that have organized and archived information for quick and easy searches. In this list, we’ve compiled just 100 of our favorites, for teachers, students, hypochondriacs, procrastinators, bookworms, sports nuts and more. Dictionaries and More When you need a quick definition or want more specialized results that display synonyms, rhyming words and slang, turn to this list that is perfect for students or writers. OneLook: This no-frills online dictionary lets you look up basic definitions, related words, phrases and more. Teacher References Teaching guides like these will help you double-check facts, look for relevant quotes, find different careers in education, and get ideas for lesson plans. Twain Quotations A to Z: Inspire (or confuse) your students by throwing out a Mark Twain quote every once in a while. Librarian References Just for Fun

How to dual-boot Linux and Windows Many of us like to run more than one operating system on a single machine. It's a great way of experimenting with how the other half live, testing new distributions and even playing a few Windows-based games. But dual and triple booting has always been considered something of a dark art. This is because it involves the double jeopardy of messing around with your disk partition tables and playing with a pre-installed operating system. If things go wrong, it can be a disaster. Or at least, that's the popular perception. The reality is that dual booting needn't be a risk, and installation can be effortless. But before we push off into the world of running Linux alongside Windows, and Linux alongside Linux, there are a couple of important considerations. First, dual-booting still involves a lot of data shuffling, and while we've not seen the process go wrong for years, if your data is valuable, it's not worth the risk. Secondly, with multiple-boot systems, planning is everything. 1. 2. 3.

Books Import/Export/Copy Lists One of the challenges I'm currently trying to solve is related to the site directory. After my upgrade the site directory is a bit messed up (the upgrade seemed to have merged columns). In an attempt to get the site directory in a state that I can work with I'm looking at several possibilities. One of those was configure the site directory the way I want it, export the Sites list and then import back after my upgrade completes. In order to accomplish this I had to create the ability to import and export lists (turns out this alone won't solve my problems but the commands I've created could be extremely handy in many scenarios). Stsadm has the ability out of the box to export and import web sites but it doesn't support doing just lists. I also created a copy command which wraps up the import and export so that both can be done in one step (passing "-deletesource" to the copylist command will make it function like a move command). 1. gl-exportlist 2. gl-importlist 3. gl-copylist

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