Thinglink : 7 façons pour les journalistes d’utiliser l’image interactive Toute l'actualité amaytoisewww.lavenir.net Bloc Etat-Majorwww.lavenir.net Une salle de sport sera construite ici Bloc maintenance et instructionwww.lavenir.net GeoFlow Takes Data for a 3-D Drive In November, during the SharePoint Conference 2012, attendees received a Public Preview of project codename “GeoFlow” for Excel, the latest business-intelligence (BI) functionality to be integrated with Microsoft Excel 2013 later this year. As an Excel add-in, GeoFlow provides interactive, 3-D geospatial and temporal data visualizations. It enables information workers to discover and share new insights from data through rich, 3-D data on a globe and fluid, cinematic guided tours—virtual cinematography moving through data. With dynamic data exploration that turns rows and columns of spatiotemporal data into rich 3-D maps, the term “add-in” really doesn’t do justice to the technology behind GeoFlow, a preview of which is available for download. Take a look under the hood, and you’ll see stars. But even while Curtis Wong, principal researcher at Microsoft Research Redmond, was busy giving talks about WWT, he had further ambitions in mind for the technology.
Software - geOrchestra Spatial Data Infrastructure geOrchestra’s core relies on a security proxy based on Spring Security and on a single-sign-on system using CAS. geOrchestra provides independant and interoperable modules to build your own custom spatial data infrastructure: a data catalog based on GeoNetwork version 2.10, a map and feature server: GeoServer version 2.5.4, an advanced data access list manager: GeoFence, a map tiles server: GeoWebCache version 1.5.1, an advanced web map viewer with query, styling, editing functions, a data extractor to extract, reproject and download datasets from OGC services, a user and group manager (“ldapadmin”), a module to display data usage statistics (“analytics”). License All geOrchestra modules are available under the terms of the GNU GPL v3 license, except:
Data Elixir - Issue 71 O'Reilly's Strata + Hadooop World Conference in San Jose, CA is coming right up and it looks great! Data Elixir readers save 20% on most passes with this code: AFF20 In the News 15 data visualisation tools to help you present ideas effectively The number of digital skills you need in order to be a functional and useful member of your organisation are increasing at a rate you might be struggling to keep up with. As well as the ability to understand your analytics and be fully aware of basic SEO skills, you need to be able to present information and data in the clearest manner possible to members of your team and, of course, your senior management. Luckily you don’t have to be a graphic design wizard to achieve this. Here is a list of different free and premium visualisation tools that will help you communicate your ideas in a variety of formats, for a range of different experience levels. And hopefully you’ll pick up some impressive new skills here too.
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Mapping murder throughout the world Comparing murder rates of countries can really highlight the countries with problems - the ones in seriously need attention. A high murder rate gives a "tip off" that something needs to change. The UNODC have collected together all the national data on homicide for 207 countries. But of course nothing is ever simple when bringing together national statistics. Countries have different definitions of murder and the data is collected at different times and using different methods. All of this makes comparison of murder rates a messy business.
WebPlotDigitizer - Extract data from plots, images, and maps Purpose A large quantity of published data is available only in the form of plots and it is often difficult to extract numerical data accurately out of these pictures. There are several softwares available to aid this process, but most are either paid, difficult to use or lack some essential features. Also, many of the existing programs work only on a few specific operating systems and require installation by the user. Most programs only support 2D X-Y plots and so it is not possible to work with polar diagrams, ternary diagrams, microscope images or maps.
What I Learned Recreating One Chart Using 24 Tools Back in May of this year, I set myself a challenge: I wanted to try as many applications and libraries and programming languages in the field of data visualization as possible. To compare these tools on a level playing field, I recreated the same scatterplot (also called a bubble chart) with all of them. Based on the results, I published two listicles: One for data vis applications and one for data vis libraries and programming languages. An overview of all the tools I tried can be found in this Google Spreadsheet.
Geoserver - the "go-between" - Wind Energy Certificate Program - UIowa Wiki From the Geoserver webpage ( A couple of things to remember: Geoserver is located on the server-side it can be managed through a web interface - usually from a URL similar to the following: Geoserver is a "go-between" between spatial data and transformed representations of that spatial data. Data sources for Geoserver include: PostgreSQL databases (more about PostgreSQL here: Shapefiles (ESRI data format) Web feature service layers - more information in spatial data standards Raster formats including ArcGrid, GeoTIFF, Gtopo30, ImageMosaic, WorldImage,etc. And much more