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.
Using Excel to do precision journalism, an Update from the School of Data Journalism in Perugia. Our first workshop has just kicked off with Steve Doig leading “Excel for Journalists”. If you missed it, don’t worry – here’s the breakdown for you! Download the Data and the Tutorial You can download the full data for this tutorial and a text version of the tutorial itself via Steve’s website. The Tutorial A tutorial by Steve Doig, journalism professor at ASU's Cronkite School and Pulitzer-winning data journalist, based on his workshop, Excel for Journalists.
Partage sur les réseaux sociaux When you take a photo or video on Instagram, you'll have the option to turn sharing on or off for each of the social networks (like Facebook or Twitter) you want to share to. To adjust your settings for these social networks: Go to your profileTap on iPhone in the top-right corner or on Android Tap Share Settings and then tap a social network to log in and link the accounts Learn how to stop sharing to other social networks. Foursquare To share to Foursquare, please make sure you choose to Add to your Photo Map and then Name this location when uploading your photo.
Scraping websites using the Scraper extension for Chrome If you are using Google Chrome there is a browser extension for scraping web pages. It’s called “Scraper” and it is easy to use. It will help you scrape a website’s content and upload the results to google docs. Walkthrough: Scraping a website with the Scraper extension Open Google Chrome and click on Chrome Web StoreSearch for “Scraper” in extensionsThe first search result is the “Scraper” extensionClick the add to chrome button.Now let’s go back to the listing of UK MPsOpen mark the entry for one MP Right click and select “scrape similar…” A new window will appear – the scraper console
How to Add an Instagram Tab to Your Facebook Page Instagram is a free photo-sharing application and social platform that was launched in October 2010. This application allows users to take photos with their mobile phones, apply a digital filter to it, and then share it with other users. Instagram is growing in users each and every day and now has more activity per day than Twitter. History of Geography as a Timeline - Geolounge Listed here are significant events that happened in the field of Geography. Covered are events and advances in world geography, human geography, physical geography, and cartography/GIS. Some notes about this timeline page: This timeline on the history of geography is still very much a work in progress. You can help contribute to its development by submitting significant events in the field of geography here.
How to Lie with Data Visualization Ravi Parikh — Apr 14, 2014 — Data visualization is one of the most important tools we have to analyze data. But it’s just as easy to mislead as it is to educate using charts and graphs. In this article we’ll take a look at 3 of the most common ways in which visualizations can be misleading.
5 Easy-to-Use Animation Tools for Beginners Whether you're producing a title card for your new company, or just looking to wow your co-workers with a dazzling presentation on the dangers of hydraulic fracking, a little animation is never a bad idea. Things are more interesting when there's a little flare involved, right? Lucky for you, a handful of programs are out there to help you create your own animations. Map of Pangea With Current International Borders 56.1K 2935Share51 View larger The good people at Open Culture recently shared this map of Pangea with the present day country names. If the band ever gets back together, here's who your nation's neighbors would be. The Afternoon Map is a semi-regular feature in which we post maps and infographics.