At the Mozilla Festival last fall, a team from the Broadcasting Board of Governors launched KettleCorn, their fork of the Mozilla video-editing tool Popcorn.
Introducing the double-whammy of Simple Map D3 and Tulip, a new mapping app from MinnPost.
The Center for Investigative Reporting recently released an API of data from the US Department of Veterans Affairs, which it compiled in reporting on a backlog of disability claims.
Harvesting data in Belgium and talking transparency in DC this weekend. Plus, session suggestions for the Online News Association conference due Tuesday.
Today, John Keefe will teach data visualization basics in New Jersey. This week, the Global Editors Network Editors’ Lab heads to Cairo.
This week, MinnPost launched an effort to track legislation in Minnesota throughout the 2013 session.
A new PDF data extraction tool conceived by Manuel Aristarán and built out in a collaboration between Aristarán, who is a Knight-Mozilla Fellow at La Nación, and Mike Tigas, Fellow at ProPublica, and ProPublica’s Jeremy B. Merrill.
Jacob Harris explains the perils of making government food safety data usable for journalistic research.
First in a three-part series by Adrian Holovaty about hairy data-parsing problems from a journalist’s perspective
The second in a series of interviews with Knight International Journalism Fellows.
Saturday is International Open Data Day, and there may be a hack event near year.
The For Journalism project aims to create nine brand-new courses for journalists who want to learn how to design and build news applications, and to offer them to individuals and institutions in the fall of 2013.
Hacks/Hackers meet this week in Milano and Birmingham. Plus, two news-related iconathons this month.
Sha Hwang and I brought together a panel of four experts—Rachel Binx, Mike Bostock, Tom Carden, and Scott Murray—to talk about their processes last month at San Francisco’s General Assembly. Here’s what we learned.
Chase Davis breaks down his fec-standardizer project and explains where it’s going next.
Meetups in Philadelphia, New York, and Madrid on Thursday and learning and hacking this weekend.
Lots of opportunities for learning: events in Philadelphia and Vienna as well as fellowship programs taking applications now.
The Daily Emerald’s Ivar Vong breaks down a homepage takeover experiment.
New year and lots of event planning underway. Plus, we’re entering awards entry season: the IRE deadline is this Friday.