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Manual of Style The Manual of Style (often abbreviated MoS or MOS) is a style guide for all Wikipedia articles. This is its main page, covering certain topics (such as punctuation) in full, and presenting the key points of others. Subpages, linked via this page's menu and listed at Wikipedia:Manual of Style/Contents, provide detailed guidance on some topics. COMET Welcome to the CoMET website CoMET is a programme of international railway benchmarking. It is made up of a consortium of large metro systems from around the world - Beijing, Berlin, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, London, Mexico City, Madrid, Moscow, New York, Paris, Santiago, Shanghai, Sao Paulo and Taipei. The four main objectives of CoMET are: 1. To build measures to establish metro best practice

UK Open Data Institute (Silicon Roundabout) Posted by Information Age on 28 November 2011 Share article 0googleplus Short of time? Print this pageEmail article Online Data - ESRI ArcGIS Online Map Services Use these map services to create web maps in ArcGIS Online, or access them directly from ArcGIS for Desktop and ArcGIS for Server. Developers can access them through ArcGIS Web Mapping APIs to build web applications. Basemaps— World Imagery, World Street Map, World Topographic Map, World Shaded Relief, World Physical Map, World Terrain Base, USA Topographic Maps, Ocean Basemap, Light Gray Canvas Map, and National Geographic World Map. Demographic Maps— Details about the US population, including average household size, median age, population density, retail spending potential, and more. Reference Maps— World Boundaries and Places, World Boundaries and Places Alternate, World Reference Overlay, and World Transportation.

The 2012 tech primary - Kim Hart As GOP presidential contenders stump for votes from Iowa to New Hampshire to South Carolina, Google, Facebook and Twitter are in a race of their own — for millions of dollars in political ads. The tech giants are offering candidates new ways to advertise — Mitt Romney has spots on YouTube and Rick Perry’s Facebook ads target Christian college kids in South Carolina — and hiring political consultants, sponsoring debates and poaching from each other’s ad sales teams to jockey for the top spot in political social media circles. Continue Reading

Manual of Style (linking) Linking through hyperlinks is an important feature of Wikipedia. Internal links are used to bind the project together into an interconnected whole. Interwiki links bind the project to sister projects such as Wikisource, Wiktionary, and Wikipedia in other languages; and external links bind Wikipedia to the World Wide Web. Appropriate links provide instant pathways to locations within and outside the project that are likely to increase readers' understanding of the topic at hand. When writing or editing an article, it is important to consider not only what to put in the article, but what links to include to help the reader find related information, as well as which other pages should carry links to the article.

ited Nations Statistics Division New York, 1 June 2016 - The chair of the Statistical Commission, Ms. Wasmalia Bivar of Brazil, addressed the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on 1 June during its Coordination and Management Meeting. Ms. Bivar, who provided her briefing by videolink, informed the Council that the Statistical Commission at its last session in March had agreed “as a practical starting point” on a global indicator framework, which had been developed by the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs). 30 Places to Find Open Data on the Web Finding an interesting data set and a story it tells can be the most difficult part of producing an infographic or data visualization. Data visualization is the end artifact, but it involves multiple steps – finding reliable data, getting the data in the right format, cleaning it up (an often underestimated step in the amount of time it takes!) and then finding the story you will eventually visualize. Following is a list useful resources for finding data. Your needs will vary from one project to another, but this list is a great place to start — and bookmark.

Media Map Shows Impact of Information (December 5, 2011) How do we know that media make a difference? We’ve looked at the numbers. The Media Map Project, a multi-faceted research collaboration between Internews and The World Bank Institute, has made 25 data sets which collectively touch on every country in the world and up to 30 years' worth of information available to the public for download and analysis. Visualizations on the site allow viewers to interact with and test the data in different ways. Correlation between economic performance (GDP) and freedom of expression / freedom of the press

Republican National Convention Aims To Be ‘The Most Tech-Savvy’ In Party’s History Republican National Convention organizers have big plans to show they're on the forefront of technology, too, from live-streaming speeches to finding new ways to use Xbox tools. Shortly after announcing that Google would be the official Social Platform for the Tampa, Fla., event from Aug. 27-30, convention planners said Microsoft would be its official Innovation Provider for the third election in a row, setting an ambitious goal of the most tech-savvy convention in our party's history. We're taking the convention beyond Tampa, communications director James Davis said in a phone interview, so people can have a front-row seat. By being an Innovation Provider, Microsoft will be providing tools -- like Skype, Kinect, Web application SharePoint -- and consulting services to convention organizers and participants in the planning and execution of the Republican National Convention.

Canadian Journal of Sociology The Canadian Journal of Sociology publishes rigorously peer-reviewed research articles and innovative theoretical essays by social scientists from around the world, providing insight into the issues facing Canadian society as well as social and cultural systems in other countries. The journal also features a lively debate/commentary section encouraging the intensive exchange of ideas, along with regular sections such as “Notes on Society” that address topical issues of the day from a social science point of view and “Notes on the Discipline” designed to discuss a variety of issues encountered in the course of the sociological analysis of modern society. Each issue of the journal also has a comprehensive book review section. Announcements Vol 39, No 1 (2014) Table of Contents

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