4 Simple Tools for Creating an Infographic Resume This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business. As a freelancer or job seeker, it is important to have a resume that stands out among the rest — one of the more visually pleasing options on the market today is the infographic resume. An infographic resume enables a job seeker to better visualize his or her career history, education and skills. Download Nuxeo Platform / Download Welcome to the Nuxeo Platform download page Nuxeo provides an extensible and modular Enterprise Content Management Platform enabling software architects and developers to easily build and run business applications. The Nuxeo Platform offers modern technologies, a powerful plug-in model and extensive packaging capabilities for Document Management, Digital Asset Management and Case Management applications.
10 Commandments of Typography by Fontyou Typography needs moral but mostly aesthetic instructions. Here is a list of 10 Commandments of Typography, rules to follow and tips to know to be a better person, or at least a better graphic designer! 1. You shall not deform Data Visualization Platform, Weave, Now Open Source With more and more civic data becoming available and accessible, the challenge grows for policy makers and citizens to leverage that data for better decision-making. It is often difficult to understand context and perform analysis. “Weave”, however, helps. A web-based data visualization tool, Weave enables users to explore, analyze, visualize and disseminate data online from any location at any time.
TimelineSetter: Easy Timelines From Spreadsheets, Now Open to All Talking Points Memo used TimelineSetter to create a timeline featuring events in Wisconsin’s public-sector union struggle. Last week we announced TimelineSetter, our new tool for creating beautiful interactive HTML timelines. Today, after a short private beta with some of our fellow news application developers, we’re opening the code to everyone.
How to: get started in data journalism using Google Fusion Tables An intensity map showing the population density for different ethnic groups in Texas What is it?Google Fusion Tables allows users to create data visualisations such as maps, charts, graphs and timelines. You can see five great examples of data journalism using Google Fusion Tables here. Merging Datasets with Common Columns in Google Refine It’s an often encountered situation, but one that can be a pain to address – merging data from two sources around a common column. Here’s a way of doing it in Google Refine… Here are a couple of example datasets to import into separate Google Refine projects if you want to play along, both courtesy of the Guardian data blog (pulled through the Google Spreadsheets to Yahoo pipes proxy mentioned here): – University fees data (CSV via pipes proxy) – University HESA stats, 2010 (CSV via pipes proxy)
Blog Archive » 10 things every journalist should know about data Every journalist needs to know about data. It is not just the preserve of the investigative journalist but can – and should – be used by reporters writing for local papers, magazines, the consumer and trade press and for online publications. Think about crime statistics, government spending, bin collections, hospital infections and missing kittens and tell me data journalism is not relevant to your title. If you think you need to be a hacker as well as a hack then you are wrong. Although data journalism combines journalism, research, statistics and programming, you may dabble but you don’t need to know much maths or code to get started.