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US Word Cup Roundup
Highlights from WSJ, NYT, Washington Post, FiveThirtyEight, HuffPo, and MorePosted on
Data editor and soccer fan Tom Meagher rounds up interesting, unusual, and beautifully executed apps and interactives.
All About the WSJ’s Penalty Kick Interactive
Tom Meagher Speaks with the Journal’s Chris CanipePosted on
In the days before the World Cup’s knockout stages, with their potential for games to end in shootout finishes, The Wall Street Journal unveiled an app that visualized the tendencies of the top penalty kicks takers on the teams advancing in the tournament. Chris Canipe, senior news apps developer on the Wall Street Journal’s interactive graphics desk, talked with me about the thinking behind the project and how he and his colleagues put it together. What follows are edited excerpts from our conversation.
Lessons from the Project Thunderdome Shutdown
The Scramble to Open Source and What You Can Do To HelpPosted on
Project Thunderdome’s former data editor on the ongoing rescue effort for Thunderdome news apps and the things he’d do differently the next time.