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Why Tabula? If you’ve ever tried to do anything with data provided to you in PDFs, you know how painful this is — you can’t easily copy-and-paste rows of data out of PDF files. Tabula allows you to extract that data in CSV format, through a simple interface. And now you can download Tabula and run it on your own computer, like you would with OpenRefine. Download and install Tabula Note: You’ll need a copy of Java installed.

Should I Remove It? - Download (Free) Spread the word to your friends and family so they too can enjoy a clutter-free PC. Now what? After "Should I Remove It?" Data Wrangler UPDATE: The Stanford/Berkeley Wrangler research project is complete, and the software is no longer actively supported. Instead, we have started a commercial venture, Trifacta. For the most recent version of the tool, see the free Trifacta Wrangler. Why wrangle? Too much time is spent manipulating data just to get analysis and visualization tools to read it.

'Free and easy' data journalism tools from Pew Research Center Credit: Image by JM on Logo Design Web. Some rights reserved. Data journalism was once known as "computer-assisted reporting" and was the reserve of investigative journalists with the resources and experience to collect and analyse data. With online and digital tools, however, the field has been opened up to all. "There's so much more data available out there," said Robyn Tomlin, chief digital officer at the Pew Research Center, speaking at the International Newsroom Summit in Amsterdam today. "And new tools make [data journalism] so much easier to do."

Biological Imaging - Morphbank Morphbank :: Biological Imaging is a continuously growing database of images that scientists use for international collaboration, research and education. Images deposited in Morphbank :: Biological Imaging document a wide variety of research including: specimen-based research in comparative anatomy, morphological phylogenetics, taxonomy and related fields focused on increasing our knowledge about biodiversity. The project receives its main funding from the Biological Databases and Informatics program of the National Science Foundation (Grant DBI-0446224). Morphbank :: Biological Imaging was established in 1998 by a Swedish-Spanish-American group of entomologists and is currently housed at the School of Computational Science (SCS) at Florida State University. The project has grown immensely since its beginnings and presently includes a team of 15 biologists, computer scientists and information scientists who are working on developing the software.

The Data That Nourishes Data from high-stakes standardized tests is the lifeblood of corporate education reform. In the body, as blood flows to different organs, it brings essential, life-sustaining nourishment. So too does the flow of test data, which nourishes every aspect of the movement to privatize our public schools. As all teaching and learning is increasingly measured by standardized tests, there must be more and more tests to generate data. This ever-expanding need for data sustains the profits of the companies that make the tests and the test preparation materials and analyze the results.

Popcorn instantly We started Popcorn Time as a challenge to ourselves. That’s our motto. That’s what we stand for. Get Colors from Image With the magic of HTML5 you can get colors from any image with this simple online tool. To use this new color tool it's recomended that you upgrade your web browser to the latest version.(For the full HTML5 support). Step 1: Select image from your computer and click "Show image" button.

Create GIF Animations From Multiple Videos & Images With KickMyGraphics GIF or Graphics Interchange Format image is the most popular file format for simple animated images. It supports a separate palette of 256 colors for each frame, and you can use GIF animation tools like the portable AnimateGIF to create flawless GIF animations with custom frame delay and option to run the animation once or in a loop, or even combine multiple GIF images into a single file. However, if you want to create GIFs from videos, you will need a different tool that can extract the frames of a video for you, and KickMyGraphics does just that. It is a basic tool that allows you to create animations from video frames, while giving you some simple editing options such as resizing the frame size, choosing the speed of the GIF animation, and cutting out unwanted frames. Other than supporting a lot of video formats, it also lets you work with images files as well as existing GIFs.