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"Data-driven journalism is the future," insists Tim Berners-Lee.
Journalists will need to develop familiarity with digital dataset interrogation tools such as MySQL, PHP and Python, in order to discover the real patterns, trends and stories which lurk beneath the proliferation of raw data now being digitally harvested.
mradhi asked: Hey Fiona, think your blog is really good and interesting!! I'm Mohammed if you remember me =)
Hey Mohammed, course I remember you! How’s life at Brunel treating you? Thanks so much for your comments about my blog, it still amazes me that anyone actually looks at it, haha! Just had a look at your blog too - some very cool stuff - your Logic tune is really beautiful. Got to use Logic last year too, is a fun bit of kit, huh? Have signed up to your blog too, welcome to tumblr - and thanks for getting in touch :-)
Much of what medical researchers conclude in their studies is misleading, exaggerated, or flat-out wrong. So why are doctors —to a striking extent— still drawing upon misinformation in their everyday practice? Dr. John Ioannidis has spent his career challenging his peers by exposing their bad science.
Tell me, I forget.
Show me, I remember.
Involve me, I understand.
You are the embodiment of the information you choose to accept and act upon. To change your circumstances you need to change your thinking and subsequent actions
"While most artists focus on getting as close as possible to what they’re capturing, Jenny Odell is content to study her subjects from thousands of miles away. Odell uses the technology of Google Maps to make her art, whether its the colorful, patterned terrain of Google Satellite View or the block-by-block faux-urbanism of Google Street View.”